November/December 2008 issue

America’s Most Literate Cities 2008


Central Connecticut State University recently issued their annual list of America’s Most Literate Cities, and some cities in the 8th Circuit made the list! The annual study focuses on six indicators: newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and Internet resources.

1. Minneapolis, MN and Seattle, WA (tie)
2. Washington DC
3. St. Paul, MN
4. San Francisco, CA
5. Atlanta, GA
6. Denver, CO
7. Boston, MA
8. St. Louis, MO
9. Cincinnati, OH
10. Portland, OR