DC is America's Smartest City

Posted by Mark Washburn on Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 at 8:06am.

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CNNMoney reports that the DC metro area ranks first in the nation for the percentage of residents with a college degree.  A whopping 47.3% of our residents, aged 25 or older hold college degrees.  Nationally, the average percentage of residents with a college degree is 25%. 

The DC area has topped the national charts several times this past year including leading the nation for inbound migration, #2 city for young people and #2 city for working moms.

Our smart residents looking to make a real estate investment can take advantage of the ongoing DC first time buyer tax credit as well the opportunities available for 3.5% down payments in our FHA approved condo developments.

Really smart DC residents surf over to DC Condo Boutique to look for a new place in the district.

photo courtesy of flickr user jcolman

1 Response to "DC is America's Smartest City"

Mark Washburn wrote: According to <a href="http://www.portfolio.com/special-reports/2010/12/01/boulder-colorado-tops-portfolio-2010-ranking-of-city-brainpower">Portfolio.com</a>, we are the 3rd smartest city in the nation.......now trailing Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. I think that CNN/Money is smarter than Portfolio.com!

Posted on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:55am.

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