Portland 2nd most well-read city in US - KPTV - FOX 12 Portland 2nd most well-read city in US

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It's a city of bookworms. According to, Portland is America’s second most well-read city.

Amazon released its annual list Tuesday of the Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities in the U.S. and the Rose City came out in second place behind Seattle.

The company created the list by gathering sales data from cities across the country.

Amazon officials looked at book, magazine and newspaper purchases from April 2015 to April 2016 in both Kindle and print format.

The top five most well-read cities included Seattle, Portland, Washington D.C., San Francisco and Austin. 

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