• Pittsburgh named sixth most literate city in US


    PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh has cracked the top 10 list of the most literate cities in the United States, coming in at No. 6.

    The study, done by Central Connecticut State University, has been done annually over the past 12 years.


    It ranks the reading habits and resources of the 75 largest cities in the country as a measurement of literacy.

    Minneapolis replaced Washington, D.C. as the most literate city in the United States after D.C. had held the title for four years.

    The top 10 are:

    1. Minneapolis, MN
    2. Washington, DC
    3. Seattle, WA
    4. St. Paul, MN
    5. Atlanta, GA
    6. Pittsburgh, PA
    7. Denver, CO
    8. San Francisco, CA
    9. Boston, MA
    10. St. Louis, MO

    For a complete list of the rankings, click here.

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