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The Smartest Cities in America

If you are recruiting to fill jobs in one of the “smartest cities in America” – that is, those cities with the largest number of residents with bachelor’s degrees – you’re in luck. With competition comes opportunity, and chances are you can find the perfect person to fill a company finance or accounting position in one of these very brainy towns.

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Beauty and Brains

Here is the list of cities and the percentage of college-degree holding residents per city, according to


  1. 1. Seattle 53%

Known for its eclectic mix of smarts and pop culture, Seattle ranks first on the list of smartest cities. With over 600,000 people living in the city, more than half of the population is college-educated.

  1. 2. San Francisco 50%

According to the latest census data, the population in this breathtaking City by the Bay has grown 3.7% to 805,235 in the past ten years, making it one of the largest cities in the United States.

  1. 3. Raleigh, N.C. 50%

With a population of slightly more than 400,000, beautiful Raleigh is the fastest-growing city in North Carolina. And with at least half of the population holding a college degree, the competition in the job market is no doubt fierce.

  1. 4. Washington 45%

The nation’s capital boasts one of the smartest populations in the country, with 45% of a population of two million people being college graduates.

  1. 5. Austin, Texas 44%

The down-home charm of Austin, Texas attracts over 1.7 million people, and 44% of them are college-educated.

What do these numbers mean?

There has been a direct correlation found between higher education and a city’s potential for growth and prosperity. This could explain why these cities also boast some of the highest salaries in the country. Still, not living in one of these smart towns should not be a reason for you to fret about recruiting to fill your finance or accounting positions.

Thankfully, if you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, you have the opportunity to partner up with one of the most effective accounting job agencies in the state to help you find that ideal candidate to fill any finance position in your company. Whether you’re looking for entry-level employees, college-degree holders or experienced professionals, take heart that you will no doubt be able to find someone that meets your needs.

Smartest Agency in Town

High Profile Staffing, a Dallas staffing agency with a great track record of career matchmaking, takes care of the tough part for you. By handling everything from the recruitment to the job interview, High Profile keeps you in mind throughout the entire process, choosing the perfect person for the job.

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