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The 30 Best College Towns in America

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10. State College, Pennsylvania
> Largest college in the area: The Pennsylvania State University
> Pop. enrolled in college: 65.2% (27,544)
> Colleges and universities in the area: 1
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 70.6%
> Unemployment rate: 5.7%
> Bars and restaurants: 163.6 per 100,000 people

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9. Chapel Hill, North Carolina
> Largest college in the area: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
> Pop. enrolled in college: 35.4% (21,618)
> Colleges and universities in the area: 3
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 76.9%
> Unemployment rate: 3.4%
> Bars and restaurants: 183.0 per 100,000 people

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8. Iowa City, Iowa
> Largest college in the area: University of Iowa
> Pop. enrolled in college: 33.7% (25,269)
> Colleges and universities in the area: 3
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 59.1%
> Unemployment rate: 4.7%
> Bars and restaurants: 225.5 per 100,000 people

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7. Burlington, Vermont
> Largest college in the area: University of Vermont
> Pop. enrolled in college: 31.0% (13,207)
> Colleges and universities in the area: 2
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 53.3%
> Unemployment rate: 4.3%
> Bars and restaurants: 213.3 per 100,000 people

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6. Davis, California
> Largest college in the area: University of California-Davis
> Pop. enrolled in college: 37.2% (25,520)
> Colleges and universities in the area: 1
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 73.8%
> Unemployment rate: 5.8%
> Bars and restaurants: 167.0 per 100,000 people

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