Special Report

50 Most Well-Read Cities in America

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20. La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 17.5
> Public libraries: 24
> Colleges and universities: 5
> Adults with high school diploma: 94.6%

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19. Grand Forks, ND-MN
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 19.5
> Public libraries: 20
> Colleges and universities: 3
> Adults with high school diploma: 93.7%

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18. Bloomington, IL
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 14.8
> Public libraries: 28
> Colleges and universities: 5
> Adults with high school diploma: 96.1%

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17. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 6.6
> Public libraries: 1326
> Colleges and universities: 416
> Adults with high school diploma: 86.1%

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16. Ann Arbor, MI
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 12.1
> Public libraries: 44
> Colleges and universities: 8
> Adults with high school diploma: 95.4%