Special Report

50 Most Well-Read Cities in America

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10. Walla Walla, WA
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 24.9
> Public libraries: 16
> Colleges and universities: 3
> Adults with high school diploma: 87.1%

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9. Santa Fe, NM
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 20.2
> Public libraries: 30
> Colleges and universities: 7
> Adults with high school diploma: 89.7%

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8. Portland-South Portland, ME
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 18.7
> Public libraries: 99
> Colleges and universities: 17
> Adults with high school diploma: 94.3%

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7. Barnstable Town, MA
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 18.2
> Public libraries: 39
> Colleges and universities: 5
> Adults with high school diploma: 95.8%

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6. Manhattan, KS
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 18.6
> Public libraries: 18
> Colleges and universities: 5
> Adults with high school diploma: 97.0%