San Diego a Leader in Brainpower

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San Diego ranks 7th in the country for concentration of brainpower in comparison to the 53 largest cities in the country. The analysis performed by bizjournals.com on US Census Data notes San Diego has a high percentage of college graduates and a small number of high school dropouts that contributes to its high ranking.

San Diego ranked ahead of cities such as Washington, D.C., Boston, and San Jose. Yes, that’s right, we ranked ahead of San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley. The bizjournals.com article makes a note that points out San Diego has more college graduates and fewer high-school drop outs than San Jose.

Thirteen percent of San Diegans have a graduate degree. An additional 22% have a bachelor’s degree while 17% are high school dropouts. View the full list of rankings at the bizjournals.com article: The Brainpower of Americas Largest Cities.

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