Maryland ranked No. 2, just behind Massachusetts; and Virginia checked in at No. 6.
West Virginia was registered at No. 50, according to the study.
WalletHub’s weighted criteria included share of adults 25 and older who have a high school diploma, adults who have at least some college experience, share of adults with a bachelor’s degree, and share of adults with some post-graduate education.
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Filling out the top 10 were Connecticut, Vermont, and Colorado – at No. 3 through No. 5; and New Jersey, New Hampshire, Minnesota, and Washington state at No. 7 through 10.