Is Austin educated? New study says yes, ranks city in top ten in the nation

As the sun rises on the city of Austin, people run and cycle along the boardwalk over Lady Bird Lake while others fish nearby. With sunny skies, temperatures are expected to reach a high of 92 Monday, March 14, 2016. LAURA SKELDING/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

As the sun rises on the city of Austin, people run and cycle along the boardwalk over Lady Bird Lake while others fish nearby. With sunny skies, temperatures are expected to reach a high of 92 Monday, March 14, 2016. LAURA SKELDING/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Austin’s smart, y’all.

According to a new study by WalletHub, Austin ranks as the ninth most educated city out of the 150 largest metropolitan statistical areas in the U.S.

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To determine this, WalletHub examined the areas across nine key metrics, ranging from the percentage of adults aged 25 and older with at least a bachelor’s degree to the education attainment gap between men and women.

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Austin wasn’t the only Texas city that made the list but they all place below the No. 70 rank: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (No. 71), Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land (No. 76), San Antonio-New Braunfels (No. 110), Killeen-Temple (No. 112), Corpus Christi (No. 135), El Paso (No. 139), Beaumont-Port Arthur (No. 142), Brownsville-Harlingen (No. 149), McAllen-Edinburg-Mission (No. 150).

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