How does your city rank when it comes to hitting the books? In honor of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, check out America's 20 most literate cities.
How does your city rank when it comes to hitting the books? In honor of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, check out America's 20 most literate cities, according to an annual study by Dr. Jack Miller, president of Central Connecticut State University. Miller ranks literacy in the largest cities (population 250,000 or more) in the U.S., focusing on newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and Internet resources.
Oscar Flores photo
John Palminteri photo
Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Clear Channel
Adele.com via CNN
Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images
iStock / Terraxplorer
Stephen Maturen/Getty Images
Irving Police Department via CNN
Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Sign up to get Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more delivered straight to your e-mail inbox
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.