Literate City Survey Not Kind to DFW

By Frank Heinz
|  Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009  |  Updated 12:00 PM CDT
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Literate City Survey Not Kind to DFW

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Austin was the highest ranked Texas city on the list.

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A national survey of the most literate cities wasn't kind to North Texas.

According to a report from Central Connecticut State University, Dallas ranks 48th in the nation for cities with a population of more than 250,000. 

The study focused on six indicators including newspaper circulation, the number of available bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and Internet resources.

Austin was the highest-ranked Texas city at No. 16. Fort Worth ranked 52nd, Plano ranked 53rd, Houston ranked 60th, San Antonio ranked 61st, Arlington ranked 70th and El Paso ranked 75th. See the full list here.

Seattle topped the list for the second straight year.

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