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 2
2 San Francisco, CA 7
3.5 Minneapolis, MN 1
3.5 Cincinatti, OH 11
5 St. Louis, MO 6
6 Portland, OR 12
7 Pittsburgh, PA 9
8 St. Paul, MN 3
9 Cleveland, OH 13
10.5 Washington, DC 5
10.5 Denver, CO 4
12 Albuquerque, NM 41
13 Las Vegas, NV 43
15 Miami, FL 22
16 Raleigh, NC 14
17 Anchorage, AK 38.5
18.5 Baltimore, MD 27
18.5 Austin, TX 23
20 Oakland, CA 46
21 Tuscon, AZ 33
21.5 Baltimore, MD 18
22 Buffalo, NY 42
23 Omaha, NE 34.5
25.5 Columbus, OH 21
25.5 Sacremento, CA 25
27 Long Beach, CA 60
28 Tampa, FL 20
29 Louisville-Jefferson Co., KY 31.5
30 Milwaukee, WI 34.5
31.5 Philadelphia, PA 31.5
31.5 Colorado Springs, CO 30
34 San Diego, CA 36
35 Nashville-Davidson, TN 19
37 Houston, TX 55
38 Indianapolis, IN 29
39 Oklahoma City, OK 38.5
40 Virginia Beach, VA 24
41 Kansas City, MO 15
42 Riverside, CA 52
43 Chicago, IL 40
44 Fort Worth, TX 45
46 Dallas, TX 47.5
47 Corpus Christie, TX 65
48.5 Fresno, CA 58
48.5 Boston, MA 10
50.5 San Antonio, TX 63
50.5 Mesa, AZ 61
52 Honolulu CDP, HI 18
53 Anaheim, CA 67
54.5 Bakersfield, CA 64
54.5 Jacksonville, FL 47.5
56 Plano, TX 51
57 El Paso, TX 68
58 Memphis, TN 59
59 Los Angeles, CA 53
60.5 Toldeo, OH 37
62 San Jose, CA 54
63 New York City, NY 28
64 Arlington, TX 62
65 Phoenix, AZ 63
66 Detroit, MI 50
67 Santa Ana, CA 57
68 Stockton, CA 69
69 Newark, NJ 49