Tucson Ranks #4 in Amazon's List of "Most Well-Read Cities in America"

Tucson is #4 in Amazon's Most Well-Read Cities in America 2

Amazon.com announced its fifth annual list of the Most Well-Read Cities in America this week – just in time for summer reading season!

Guess which literate, cultured, and very savvy city ranked #4? Tucson!

The ranking was determined by compiling sales data of all book, magazine, and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format from April 2014 to April 2015, on a per capita basis in cities with more than 500,000 residents.

The Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities are:

  1. Seattle, Wash.
  2. Portland, Ore.
  3. Las Vegas, Nev.
  4. Tucson, Ariz.
  5. Washington, D.C.
  6. Austin, Texas
  7. San Francisco, Calif.
  8. Albuquerque, N.M.
  9. Denver, Colo.
  10. Louisville, Ky.
  11. Charlotte, N.C.
  12. Baltimore, Md.
  13. San Diego, Calif.
  14. Houston, Texas
  15. Indianapolis, Ind.
  16. San Jose, Calif.
  17. Jacksonville, Fla.
  18. San Antonio, Texas
  19. Nashville, Tenn.
  20. Chicago, Ill.

Good job, Tucson! Keep reading. Dr. Seuss stated the benefits like this, "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

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