Columbia #9 for Most Well-Read Cities in America | News
In a recent report released by Amazon.com, Columbia, South Carolina made the top 10 list for Most Well-Read Cities in America.Columbia snatched the ninth spot.
Topping this list is Alexandria, Va followed by Knoxville, Tenn. and Miami, Fla. as #2 and #3.
The ranking was determined by compiling sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format since June 1, 2012, on a per capita basis in cities with more than 100,000 residents. The Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities are:
1. Alexandria, Va.
2. Knoxville, Tenn.
3. Miami, Fla.
4. Cambridge, Mass.
5. Orlando, Fla.
6. Ann Arbor, Mich.
7. Berkeley, Calif.
8. Cincinnati, Ohio
9. Columbia, S.C.
10. Pittsburgh, Penn.
11. St. Louis, Mo.
12. Salt Lake City, Utah
13. Seattle, Wash.
14. Vancouver, Wash.
15. Gainesville, Fla.
16. Atlanta, Ga.
17. Dayton, Ohio
18. Richmond, Va.
19. Clearwater, Fla.
20. Tallahassee, Fla.
In 2012, Columbia ranked #15 for Most Well-Read Cities.
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