Overall Ranking & Category Rankings

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CITY Final RANK Booksellers Education Internet Library Magazine Newspaper TOTAL
Washington D.C. 1 18.5 6 1 7 1 1 34.5
Seattle, WA 2 1.5 2 6 3 12.5 17 42
Minneapolis, MN 3 1.5 16 15.5 12 9.5 3 57.5
Atlanta, GA 4 11 8.5 17.5 29.5 6 6 78.5
San Francisco, CA 5 5 13.5 4.5 11 14 31 79
Pittsburgh, PA 6 8 10 35 6 3.5 18.5 81
Portland, OR 7 6 4.5 2 17 27 29 85.5
Cincinnati, OH 8 3 31 32 5 7.5 14 92.5
St. Paul, MN 9 4 32.5 15.5 20.5 20 5 97.5
Boston, MA 10 45.5 28.5 7 13.5 2 10 106.5
Denver, CO 11 9 28.5 9.5 15.5 29 16 107.5
St. Louis, MO 12 7 42 34 15.5 22 10 130.5
Raleigh, NC 13 22.5 4.5 11.5 44 31.5 28 142
Nashville-Davidson, TN 14 42 23 14 13.5 9.5 43 145
Durham, NC 15 17 25 11.5 22 12.5 68 156
Kansas City, MO 16 41 32.5 24 4 36.5 20.5 158.5
Austin, TX 17 34.5 15 3 34 25 56 167.5
Honolulu CDP, HI 18 55 36 36 27 5 15 174
Lexington-Fayette, KY 19 12 13.5 57 29.5 38 30 180
Colorado Springs, CO 20 36 8.5 13 20.5 46.5 58 182.5
Cleveland, OH 21 24 78 65 1 7.5 13 188.5
Chicago, IL 22 45.5 40 21 49.5 11 24 191
Columbus, OH 23 40 26 52 10 30 37 195
Lincoln, NE 24 30.5 11 78 19 15 49.5 203
New Orleans, LA 25.5 15 37 45 38 39 32 206
Tulsa, OK 25.5 32 43.5 61 8 17 44.5 206
Orlando, FL 27 21 18 59 62.5 43 10 213.5
New York, NY 28 66 47 38 25.5 3.5 35 215
Indianapolis, IN 29 51 53 19 18 36.5 39 216.5
Oakland, CA 30 18.5 46 4.5 32 49 68 218
Baltimore, MD 31 27 51 55 31 18 42 224
San Diego, CA 32 38 20.5 22.5 42 44.5 57 224.5
Omaha, NE 33.5 28.5 28.5 69 40 33 27 226
Plano, TX 33.5 47 3 28.5 23 56.5 68 226
Philadelphia, PA 35 43 56 17.5 47 19 47 229.5
Irvine, CA 36 34.5 1 42 69 16 68 230.5
St. Petersburg, FL 37 56.5 24 72 28 53 2 235.5
Greensboro, NC 38 26 19 56 62.5 25 49.5 238
Sacramento, CA 39 25 52 32 76 35 20.5 240.5
Louisville/Jefferson Co., KY 40 22.5 34.5 63 35 53 33 241
Oklahoma City, OK 41 62 48 20 24 50 38 242
Dallas, TX 42 48 61 28.5 37 44.5 26 245
Virginia Beach, VA 43 49 20.5 49 25.5 34 68 246
Charlotte, NC 44 58 17 25 57 51 40 248
Albuquerque, NM 45.5 14 38 58 54 41 44.5 249.5
Buffalo, NY 45.5 10 68 51 67 46.5 7 249.5
Milwaukee, WI 47 37 67 62 41 25 22 254
Newark, NJ 48 44 81 38 39 48 4 254
Fort Wayne, IN 49 39 43.5 78 2 60 34 256.5
Miami, FL 50 13 73 70 70 21 18.5 265.5
Tampa, FL 51 20 34.5 72 53 28 68 275.5
San Jose, CA 52 78 39 8 48 70 36 279
Tucson, AZ 53 16 59 54 59 42 55 285
Anchorage, AK 54 28.5 12 78 44 64 60 286.5
Jacksonville, FL 55 67 41 26 33 56.5 64 287.5
Toledo, OH 56 59 62.5 74 9 69 23 296.5
Detroit, MI 57 73 75 50 36 58 12 304
Las Vegas, NV 58 30.5 65.5 67.5 51 53 41 308.5
Santa Ana, CA 59 70 82 42 82 31.5 8 315.5
Jersey City, NJ 60.5 64 28.5 38 52 73 68 323.5
Wichita, KS 60.5 33 49 66 46 76.5 53 323.5
Aurora, CO 62 56.5 45 9.5 80 67 68 326
Chandler, AZ 63 81 7 47 55 71.5 68 329.5
Fort Worth, TX 64 71 62.5 28.5 58 61 49.5 330.5
Phoenix, AZ 65 72 65.5 47 74 23 49.5 331
Arlington, TX 66.5 64 54 28.5 61 59 68 334.5
Memphis, TN 66.5 52 58 76 49.5 40 59 334.5
Los Angeles, CA 68 69 57 42 73 62.5 46 349.5
Riverside, CA 69 53 72 64 72 65 25 351
Houston, TX 70 54 60 53 77 55 54 353
Henderson, NV 71 77 22 67.5 64 62.5 68 361
Long Beach, CA 72 60 64 42 60 74 68 368
Mesa, AZ 73 50 50 47 75 81.5 68 371.5
Chula Vista, CA 74 79.5 55 22.5 79 79 68 383
Fresno, CA 75 64 76.5 75 44 78 52 389.5
San Antonio, TX 76 68 69 60 65 68 61 391
Corpus Christi, TX 77 61 71 78 56 71.5 62 399.5
Anaheim, CA 78 79.5 76.5 42 71 66 68 403
Stockton, CA 79 75 79 32 81 80 64 411
El Paso, TX 80 76 70 72 66 76.5 66 426.5
Bakersfield, CA 81 74 74 77 78 75 64 442
Laredo, TX 82 82 80 78 68 81.5 67 456.5