Local

Minneapolis Is America’s No. 3 ‘Most Literate City’

View Comments
(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. WCCO Viewers Choice For Minnesota's Best Costume Shop
  2. Meet This Week's Pet Guest: Stormie Grey!
  3. 'Operation Warm' Raising Money To Give Kids Winter Coats
  4. 4 Things To Know For Oct. 24, 2014
  5. Hopkins Teammates Form A Close Bond Off The Field

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis is one of the top cities in the country when it comes to literacy.

A national survey says Minneapolis is the third most literate, behind Washington, D.C. and Seattle.

The study’s factors are based on library resources, newspaper circulation and the number of booksellers. In its 10th year, the study is conducted annually by Dr. Jack Miller, who is president of the Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Conn.

The top cities are:

1. Washington, DC
2. Seattle, WA
3. Minneapolis, MN
4. Pittsburgh, PA
5. Denver, CO
6. St. Paul, MN
7. Boston, MA
8. Atlanta, GA
9. St. Louis, MO
10. Portland, OR

For the complete ranking, click here.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,917 other followers