Friday, the Department of Employment and Workforce released their numbers for the month of April, Read more
Amazon.com said Wednesday that the capital city ranks ninth on their annual list of most well-read cities.
They get the ranking based on sales of books, magazines, newspapers and Kindle sales. They then rank cities with populations over 100,000 on a per capita basis.
Alexandria, Virginia topped the list, followed by Knoxville, Tennessee and Miami.
Here are the Top 20:
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.
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