Special Report

50 Most Well-Read Cities in America

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25. Corvallis, OR
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 10.1
> Public libraries: 9
> Colleges and universities: 2
> Adults with high school diploma: 95.8%

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24. Springfield, IL
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 17.1
> Public libraries: 36
> Colleges and universities: 8
> Adults with high school diploma: 92.3%

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23. Bangor, ME
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 20.4
> Public libraries: 31
> Colleges and universities: 7
> Adults with high school diploma: 93.3%

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22. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 11.0
> Public libraries: 673
> Colleges and universities: 111
> Adults with high school diploma: 90.6%

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21. Boulder, CO
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 9.6
> Public libraries: 31
> Colleges and universities: 9
> Adults with high school diploma: 95.1%