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
1.5 Seattle, WA 1.5
1.5 San Francisco 5
3 Cincinatti, OH 10.5
4 Minneapolis, MN 1.5
5 St. Louis, MO 9
6.5 Pittsburgh, PA 12
6.5 St. Paul, MN 4
8 Portland, OR 10.5
9 Cleveland, OH 13
10 Washington, DC 3
11 Anchorage, AK 47
12 Atlanta, GA 6
14 Denver, CO 7
14 Albuquerque, NM 35
14 Las Vegas, NV 41
16 Oakland, CA 23
17 Miami, FL 33
18 Buffalo, NY 42
19 Baltimore, MD 16
20 Austin, TX 17
21 Raleigh, NC 14
22 Tulsa, OK 21
23 Tuscon, AZ 16
24 Tampa, FL 29
25 Sacramento, CA 30
26 Louisville-Jefferson, KY 38.5
27.5 Columbus, OH 15
27.5 Omaha, NE 46
30 Lexington-Fayette, KY 19.5
30 Philadelphia, PA 28
30 Nashville-Davidson, TN 19.5
32 Colorado Springs, CO 26
33 San Diego, CA 25
34 Milwaukee, WI 36
35 Wichita, KS 49
36 Houston, TX 54
37.5 Riverside, CA 53
37.5 Dallas, TX 38.5
39.5 Mesa, AZ 61
39.5 Long Beach, CA 33.5
41 Oklahoma City, OK 43
42 Virginia Beach, VA 27
43.5 Chicago, IL 34
43.5 Fort Worth, TX 45
45 Indianapolis, IN 37
46 Kansas City, MO 55
47 Boston, MA 8
48 Corpus Christi, TX 69
49 Fresno, CA 59
50 Charlotte, NC 32
51 Fort Wayne, IN 44
51 Anaheim, CA 67
53.5 Bakersfield, CA 68
53.5 San Jose, CA 46
55 San Antonio, TX 64
56 Honolulu, HI 22
57 Jacksonville, FL 50
58 Glendale, AZ 65
59 Los Angeles, CA 56
60 New York City, NY 24
61 Memphis, TN 58
62 Aurora, CO 66
63 Arlington, TX 63
64.5 El Paso, TX 71
64.5 Toledo, OH 48
66 Phoenix, AZ 57
67 Newark, NJ 52
68 Plano, TX 55
69 Santa Ana, CA 62
70 Detroit, MI 51
71 Stockton, CA 70