Fresno ranks as the third dumbest city in America

FRESNO, Calif.

According to the survey by the Daily Beast, Fresno ranks as the third dumbest city in the nation, behind San Antonio, Texas and Las Vegas, Nevada.

In their 2009 survey, the web site ranked Fresno as America's dumbest city in the survey of nation's largest population centers.

The web site said they ranked the cities based on the number of college degree holders and institutions of higher education. The web site's authors congratulated Fresno for moving up in this year's ranking.

Boston, Massachusetts topped the list of the top three smartest areas in the nation, Hartford-New Haven, Connecticut came in second, and the San Francisco Bay Area ranked third.

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