Special Report

50 Most Well-Read Cities in America

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45. State College, PA
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 8.1
> Public libraries: 13
> Colleges and universities: 5
> Adults with high school diploma: 95.2%

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44. Worcester, MA-CT
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 14.0
> Public libraries: 131
> Colleges and universities: 27
> Adults with high school diploma: 89.7%

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43. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 8.0
> Public libraries: 374
> Colleges and universities: 97
> Adults with high school diploma: 88.7%

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42. Manchester-Nashua, NH
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 13.0
> Public libraries: 53
> Colleges and universities: 17
> Adults with high school diploma: 91.5%

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41. Bloomington, IN
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 13.8
> Public libraries: 23
> Colleges and universities: 2
> Adults with high school diploma: 90.0%