Special Report

50 Most Well-Read Cities in America

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35. Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 16.5
> Public libraries: 28
> Colleges and universities: 7
> Adults with high school diploma: 92.3%

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34. Cedar Rapids, IA
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 14.6
> Public libraries: 39
> Colleges and universities: 10
> Adults with high school diploma: 94.0%

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33. Fond du Lac, WI
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 18.6
> Public libraries: 19
> Colleges and universities: 3
> Adults with high school diploma: 91.5%

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32. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 13.5
> Public libraries: 119
> Colleges and universities: 37
> Adults with high school diploma: 91.6%

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31. Trenton, NJ
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 14.6
> Public libraries: 54
> Colleges and universities: 11
> Adults with high school diploma: 89.0%