These Are The 9 Smartest Communities In Delaware

If you’re thinking about moving to a new home, you will likely consider neighborhood, proximity to work, house layout, yard space and amenities. You may also want to seek out neighborhoods with highly educated residents.

Based on rankings from, these are the ‘smartest’ communities in Delaware. In this case, “smartest” is defined by the number of people in the community with bachelor’s degrees or higher. The “Higher Education Ranking” listed under each photo refers to the percentage of the community’s population that has a bachelor’s degree or higher.

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We all know that some of the smartest people don’t necessarily have higher education degrees. I hope you’ll take this at face value and ask yourself what characteristics, amenities and qualities do you look for in your ideal community? Tell us in the comments!