Ranking: Ann Arbor No. 1 college city in America for 2021
All rights reserved)ANN ARBOR – Tree Town is the top college city in the U.S. for 2021, according to a new ranking by personal finance website WalletHub. From extensive on-campus activities -- not during a pandemic -- to powerhouse sports teams and a robust downtown, it comes as no surprise that Ann Arbor topped the rankings. In total, 415 college towns and cities of varying sizes were ranked on the list. In order to determine the rankings, Wallethub considered three key dimensions: wallet friendliness, academic and economic opportunities and social environment. After results were in, Wallethub used the weighted average of each town and city across all metrics to determine its overall score.
Ann Arbor ranked No.1 most educated city in United States
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - In a recent report released by WalletHub, Ann Arbor was ranked the most educated city in the United States. With an estimated population of almost 122,000, 54.5 percent of Ann Arborites (and people from the Ann Arbor metro area) over the age of 25 hold a bachelor's degree. WalletHub also ranks Ann Arbor and its metro area as having the highest number of people with graduate or professional degrees. East Lansing-Lansing area ranked 22, Grand Rapids-Wyoming ranked 62, the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn area ranked 81 and Flint ranked 121. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
Best, worst states for working mothers
The personal financial social website WalletHub has released its rankings of the best and worst states for working moms, based on 15 metrics ranging from the cost and quality of child care to the gender pay gap and parental leave policies in each of the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia. Hide Caption
States with best and worst school systems
As students get settled in to a new school year, WalletHub has released its list of states with the best and worst school systems. The data is based on 25 metrics such as dropout rate, class sizes and test scores. Click through to see the 10 worst states, followed by the 10 best. Hide Caption
List ranks Ann Arbor as top educated U.S. cities
DETROIT – Ann Arbor is the most educated city in America with 51 percent of it's population above 25 years old holding a bachelor's degree, according to a list by WalletHub. The city also has the highest percentage of graduate or professional degree holders, ages 25 and older, at 26.7 percent, according to WalletHub. WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 largest U.S. metropolitan statistical areas, or MSAs, across nine key metrics. The data set ranges from the percentage of adults aged 25 and older with at least a bachelor’s degree to the educational attainment gap between women and men. Most Educated CitiesAnn Arbor, MIWashington, DCSan Jose, CADurham, NCMadison, WIBoston, MASan Francisco, CAProvo, UTAustin, TXSeattle, WALeast Educated CitiesSalinas, CABeaumont, TXLafayette, LAHickory, NCFresno, CAModesto, CABakersfield, CAVisalia, CABrownsville, TXMcAllen, TX