WalletHub recently tried to figure out which states were the most and least educated. They compiled 18 different metrics, putting them in 2 different categories. Where does Texas land on the list? Well, not bottom 10 but it's close. Texas comes in at number 39. While New Mexico number 42 on the list.

  1. Masschusetts
  2. Maryland
  3. Colorado
  4. Vermont
  5. Connecticut
  6. Virginia
  7. Washington
  8. New Hampshire
  9. New Jersey
  10. Minnesota
  11. Utah
  12. Illinois
  13. New York
  14. Oregon
  15. Hawaii
  16. Wyoming
  17. Delaware
  18. Maine
  19. Montana
  20. North Dakota
  21. Wisconsin
  22. Rhode Island
  23. Nebraska
  24. Kansas
  25. California
  26. Alaska
  27. Florida
  28. Michigan
  29. Iowa
  30. Pennsylvania
  31. North Carolina
  32. Missouri
  33. Ohio
  34. Georgia
  35. South Dakota
  36. Idaho
  37. Indiana
  38. Arizona
  39. Texas
  40. Oklahoma
  41. Tennessee
  42. New Mexico
  43. Nevada
  44. South Carolina
  45. Kentucky
  46. Alabama
  47. Arkansas
  48. Louisiana
  49. West Virginia
  50. Mississippi

What is one of the main categories Texas bottomed out in? Lowest percent of high school diploma holders. Texas came in at number 49 in that category, only beating out California. Here's a map with some stats. Because maps with stats are great.

Source: WalletHub