Overall Ranking & Category Rankings

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CITY Final RANK Booksellers Education Internet Library Magazine Newspaper TOTAL
Minneapolis, MN 1 4 7 11.5 12 11 2.5 48
Washington, DC 2 18.5 3 4 20 1 5 51.5
Seattle, WA 3 7.5 2 7 4 13 21 54.5
St. Paul, MN 4 1 20 11.5 17 9 6 64.5
Atlanta, GA 5 10 6 17 33 5.5 4 75.5
Pittsburgh, PA 6 5.5 8 50.5 3 5.5 11 83.5
Denver, CO 7 11.5 22.5 8 9 24 9.5 84.5
San Francisco, CA 8 13 17 1 10 15 32 88
Boston, MA 9 29 25 5 19 4 15 97
St. Louis, MO 10 5.5 41 28 13 2 8 97.5
Portland, OR 11 11.5 4.5 13 15.5 25 35.5 105
Cincinnati, OH 12 7.5 38 38.5 6 8 18 116
Raleigh, NC 13 30 4.5 16 42 26 33 151.5
Kansas City, MO 14 43 29 25 5 34 23 159
Baltimore, MD 15 31 50 10 27 18 28.5 164.5
Honolulu CDP, HI 16 61 22.5 33.5 25 13 9.5 164.5
Cleveland, OH 17 26.5 72.5 48 1 7 13 168
Orlando, FL 18 16.5 18.5 31 60 41 7 174
Virginia Beach, VA 19 60 13 18 23 31.5 34 179.5
New York City, NY 20 69 44 14 29.5 3 25.5 185
Columbus, OH 21 54 28 21 8 27 48.5 186.5
Austin, TX 22 53 12 6 36 21 60.5 188.5
Oakland, CA 23 3 37 1 31 47 73.5 192.5
Omaha, NE 24.5 41 31 26 29.5 31.5 35.5 194.5
Tulsa, OK 24.5 46 33 53 7 17 38.5 194.5
Nashville-Davidson, TN 26 51 27 44.5 14 10 48.5 195
Lexington-Fayette, KY 27.5 24 14 55 28 35 43 199
New Orleans, LA 27.5 16.5 32 36 40 36 38.5 199
Lincoln, NE 29.5 48 10 61 18 16 50 203
Tampa, FL 29.5 32 30 54 43 28 16 203
San Diego, CA 31 44.5 16 9 41 40 53.5 204
Colorado Springs, CO 32 47 9 22 21 45 63 207
Chicago, IL 33 55 40 20 52.5 13 27 207.5
Buffalo, NY 34 15 51 27 61 43 13 210
Philadelphia, PA 35 50 60.5 15 37 19 40 221.5
Indianapolis, IN 37 49 46.5 46 15.5 31.5 45 233.5
Newark, NJ 37 2 76 71 35 47 2.5 233.5
Sacramento, CA 37 34 45 30 73 31.5 20 233.5
San Jose, CA 39 65.5 35 1 52.5 64.5 17 235.5
Greensboro, NC 40 33 11 60 59 22.5 51 236.5
Plano, TX 41 20.5 1 71 22 52 73.5 240
Milwaukee, WI 42 56.6 65 32 39 22.5 25.5 240.6
Miami, FL 43 14 71 56 63 20 19 243
Dallas, TX 44 63 60.5 23.5 32 43 22 244
Albuquerque, NM 45 35 24 47 50 38 53.5 247.5
Louisville-Jefferson Co.,KY 46 37 39 52 38 50 41.5 257.5
Detroit, MI 47 42 74 43 34 54.5 13 260.5
Fort Wayne, IN 48 52 46.5 64 2 56 44 264.5
Tucson, AZ 49 39.5 52 37 45 39 56 268.5
Oklahoma City, OK 50 63 49 41 24 49 47 273
Charlotte, NC 51 75 15 29 56 43 57 275
Santa Ana, CA 52 20.5 77 71 77 29 1 275.5
Fort Worth, TX 53.5 56.5 53.5 23.5 51 58 37 279.5
Las Vegas, NV 53.5 39.5 63 42 57 47 31 279.5
Toledo, OH 55 59 62 57 11 69.5 24 282.5
Jacksonville, FL 56 72 34 40 26 53 68 293
Jersey City, NJ 57 9 26 71 54 71 69 300
Anchorage, AK 58 44.5 18.5 71 48 60 59 301
Henderson, NV 59 36 21 71 49 61 73.5 311.5
Houston, TX 60 63 53.5 33.5 70 51 41.5 312.5
Wichita, KS 61 58 36 50.5 46 69.5 55 315
Arlington, TX 62 23 43 71 55 57 73.5 322.5
Los Angeles, CA 63 73 58.5 38.5 68 59 30 327
Memphis, TN 64 70 55 59 47 37 62 330
Phoenix, AZ 65 68 58.5 35 65 54.5 52 333
Riverside, CA 66 38 67 71 66 66.5 28.5 337
Long Beach, CA 67 26.5 57 71 58 68 58 338.5
Mesa, AZ 68 18.5 42 71 67 77 73.5 349
Aurora, CO 69 25 48 71 76 62 73.5 355.5
San Antonio, TX 70 71 56 44.5 62 63 60.5 357
Fresno, CA 71 65.5 72.5 62 44 74 46 364
Anaheim, CA 72 28 68.5 71 69 64.5 73.5 374.5
Stockton, CA 73 67 75 19 75 76 66 378
Chula Vista, CA 74 22 64 71 74 75 73.5 379.5
El Paso, TX 75 77 70 49 64 73 64 397
Corpus Christi, TX 76 74 66 63 71 66.5 65 405.5
Bakersfield, CA 77 76 68.5 58 72 72 67 413.5