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America’s Most Literate Cities, 2009

America’s Most Literate Cities, 2009
Drawing from a variety of available data resources, the America’s Most Literate Cities study ranks the largest cities (population 250,000 and above) in the United States. This study focuses on six key indicators of literacy: newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and Internet resources.
Top 10:
1.Seattle, WA
2.Washington, DC
3.Minneapolis, MN
4.Pittsburgh, PA
5.Atlanta, GA
6.Portland, OR
7.St. Paul, MN
8.Boston, MA
9.Cincinnati, OH
10.Denver, CO
Source: Center for Public Policy and Social Research, Central Connecticut State University
It’s interesting that these are all leading library cities and good places to locate businesses and research and educational centers.
Imagine that!
Stephen
(Thanks again Gary)

Posted on: December 22, 2009, 6:22 pm Category: Uncategorized

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