Here’s a new piece of ammunition in the rivalry between Lexington and Louisville: according to a recent study by WalletHub, Lexington is the most educated city in Kentucky and the 24th most educated city in America.
Louisville came in at No. 88 in the study, which compared the 150 largest metropolitan statistical areas across nine key metrics. The data set ranges from share of adults aged 25 and older with a bachelor’s degree or higher to quality of the public school system to gender education gap.
Other towns of note in the rankings:
1. Ann Arbor, MI
4. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
9. Austin, TX
24. Lexington-Fayette, KY
25. Atlanta, GA
33. Chicago, IL
36. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
52. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN
57. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
81. Knoxville, TN
88. Louisville/Jefferson county, KY-IN
103. Baton Rouge, LA
134. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
Check out the survey and its methodology here.