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Best Cities for Recreation 97 77 Corpus Christi 82 Laredo San Antonio Source: WalletHub. While South Texas appears to be a good area to raise a family, the region has relatively low education attainment. According to WalletHub, the metro areas in South Texas are among the least educated cities in America due largely to the low percentages of their population with a college degree. Brownsville is dead last in the sample of 150 cities. As for education attainment, the levels of financial literacy are relatively low among residents in the region. The average credit scores for the cities in South Texas were among the lowest in America. San Antonio has the highest average credit score in the region, but it is still below the 20th percentile nationwide. . . . the levels of financial literacy are relatively low among residents. Best Cities for Families (Rankings) 59 19 Brownsville Corpus Christi 47 35 Laredo San Antonio Source: WalletHub. SOUTH TEXAS CITIES BY THE RANKINGS (Rankings) Sources: Bureau of Economic Analysis, [