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Colorado digs higher education

Published: March 25, 2014, 5:00 pm, by Dalton Walker
(Business Insider)

(Business Insider)

Colorado is educated.

In fact, Colorado is second among states when it comes to residents holding a four-year college degree.

According to Business Insider, 36.3 percent of Colorado residents have a four-year degree, just behind Massachusetts.

Business Insider uses data from shopping platform FindTheBest.

Maryland and Connecticut follow Colorado, respectively. Washington D.C. has the highest rank with roughly 50 percent of locals holding a four year degree.

The same repot lists the top states with households earning more than $150K.Colorado is in the eight to 10 percent category. Maryland was ranked the highest with 17 percent.