One of the biggest misconceptions about Mississippi is that all of the residents are uneducated. In actuality, however, the state has a number of traits that prove otherwise, which is where the career website Zippia comes in. Recently, the website set out to find the smartest cities in the state, and in order to do so, stifled through census data for every Mississippi city with a population of 5,000 or more. All in all, 61 cities were analyzed; here are the top 15.

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Were you surprised by these results? On or off the list, which Mississippi city do you believe is the smartest?

See the complete results of Zippia’s study here.

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