Booksellers

Bookstores (per 10,000 population)


These three variables were used to determine a total score and consequent ranking:
1. Number of retail bookstores per 10,000 population
2. Number of rare and used bookstores per 10,000 population
3. Number of members of the American Booksellers Association per 10,000 population

 

Booksellers CITY FINAL RANK
1 Seattle, WA 1
2 San Francisco, CA 9
3 Cincinnati, OH 7
4 Minneapolis, MN 2
5.5 St. Louis, MO 12
5.5 Portland, OR 10
7 Pittsburgh, PA 6
8 St. Paul, MN 5
9 Washington, DC 3.5
10 Denver, CO 8
11 Albuquerque, NM 38
12 Atlanta, GA 3.5
13.5 Raleigh, NC 13
13.5 Anchorage, AK 47
15 Cleveland, OH 14
16 Las Vegas, NV 40
17 Oakland, CA 35
18 Tucson, AZ 36
19 Austin, TX 16
21 Tampa, FL 21
21 Omaha, NE 31
21 Miami, FL 23
23 Baltimore, MD 24
24 New Orleans, LA 41
25 Milwaukee, WI 25
27.5 Tulsa, OK 19.5
27.5 Sacramento, CA 28
27.5 Buffalo, NY 44
30 Louisville-Jefferson Co., KY 37
31 Philadelphia, PA 33.5
32.5 San Diego, CA 26
32.5 Houston, TX 255
34 Fort Worth, TX 45.5
35 Long Beach, CA 45.5
36 Nashville-Davidison, TN 18
37 Riverside, CA 56
38 Wichita, KS 48
39 Colorado Springs, CO 33.5
40 Oklahoma City, OK 43
41.5 Indianapolis 29
41.5 Charlotte, NC 19.5
43 Dallas, TX 49
44 Virginia Beach, VA 27
45 Lexington-Fayette, KY 30
46 Chicago, IL 39
48 Mesa, AZ 58
48 Kansas City, MO 17
48 Boston, MA 11
50 Corpus Christi, TX 68
51 San Antonio, TX 30
52 Fresno, CA 60
53 Bakersfield, CA 66
54 Anaheim, CA 64.5
55 Honolulu, HI 22
56 Toledo, OH 32
57 San Jose, CA 53
58 Plano, TX 53
59 Jacksonville, FL 45.5
60.5 New York City, NY 42
60.5 El Paso, TX 69
62 Aurora, CO 67
63.5 Memphis, TN 54
63.5 Los Angeles, CA 57
65 Arlington, TX 64.5
66 Phoenix, AZ 59
67 Detroit, MI 52
68 Newark, NJ 51
69 Stockton, CA 70
70 Santa Ana, CA 61
71 Jacksonville, FL 52
72 Honolulu CDP, HI 19
73 Corpus Christi, TX 74
74 Bakersfield, CA 75
75 El Paso, TX 73