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Posted on 12.27.07
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These are the most literate cities in the US, according to a study published in USA Today.

Top ten 2007

Minneapolis (2nd in 2006)
Seattle (1)
St. Paul (5)
Denver (8)
Washington (7)
St. Louis (12)
San Francisco (9)
Atlanta (3)
Pittsburgh (6)
Boston (11)

According to the article, the rankings are based on an analysis of reading habits in U.S. cities with populations of 250,000 or more (69 this year) examines several measures in six categories: newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment and Internet resources.

Last year’s rankings are in parentheses.