Wednesday, February 24, 2016

What are the smartest cities in Kentucky?

An intersection in Union, Kentucky. Flikr. 
Zippa.com ranked the "smartest" cities in Kentucky by drilling down into census data.

They took the percentage of adults (over 25) with at least a high school degree and the percentage of high school dropouts (aged 16-20).

They analyzed towns over 5,000, which came to 78 places, to come up with their rankings.

Here are the rankings:

1- Union
2- Edgewood
3- Fort Mitchell
4- Cold Spring
5- Middletown
6- Villa Hills
7- Lyndon
8- St. Matthews
9- Douglass Hills
10- Taylor Mill

11- Fort Wright
12- Fort Thomas
13- Erlanger
14- Oak Grove
15- Wilmore
16- Bellevue
17- Independence
18- Mount Washington
19- Florence
20- Flatwoods

Other NKY cities that made the list:
25- Highland Heights
31- Alexandria
49- Dayton
58- Elsmere
64- Covington
72- Newport

You can view the whole list here. 

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