Zippia, an online job search, advertising and website based out of San Francisco, named Fredericksburg the sixth smartest city in Texas just above Kerrville that came in No. 7.
Zippia employee Chris Kolmar used four criteria to determine “the cream from the crop when it comes to smarts ...”
• Cities with populations over 10,000.
• Percentage of adults with at least a high school education (Higher is smarter.).
• Public schools per capita (Higher is smarter.).
• Private schools per capita (Higher is smarter.).
• Ratio of libraries to bars.
The data was culled from AreaVibes, an application that uses its own algorithm to rate the appeal of cities, and Yelp, an application that offers crowd sourced reviews of small businesses.
The top 10 smartest cities in Texas are: