Boston ranked a respectable third out of 55 for “smartest cities in America,” according to The Daily Beast. Although the study measures metropolitan areas, undoubtedly, Boston’s higher education establishments, hospitals, and bio-tech industries contributed greatly to the ranking.

The first, second, and third smartest cities in the nation were Raleigh-Durham, San Francisco, and Boston. Follow the link below to see the full report:

Smartest cities in America