New York, Washington, Chicago, Detriot and Seattle. The cities with the highest literacy rates are Lexington, KY, Richmond VA, Winston-Salem/Greensboro/High Point NC, Austin TX and Knoxville TN. Now states are predictable least literate Michigan, Illinois, Mississippi and New York.What is the most literate country in the world?
Finland ranked world's most literate nation. The Nordic countries dominated the top of the charts, with Finland in first place and Norway in second, and Iceland, Denmark and Sweden rounding out the top five. Switzerland followe in sixth, with the US in seventh, Canada in 11th, France in 12th and the UK in 17th place.