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 Portland, OR 6
3.5 Minneapolis, MN 3
3.5 Cincinnati, OH 9
5 New Orleans, LA 17
6 St. Paul, MN 7
7 Pittsburgh, PA 4
8 St. Louis, MO 11
9 Denver, CO 10
10 Albuquerque, NM 39
11 Atlanta, GA 5
12 Buffalo, NY 41.5
13 Cleveland, OH 13
14 Miami, FL 33.5
15 Baltimore, MD 26
16 Washington, DC 2
17 Tucson, AZ 45
18 Anchorage, AK 49
19 Austin, TX 16
20.5 Lexington-Fayette, KY 15
20.5 Raleigh, NC 19
22 Wichita, KS 46
23 Tulsa, OK 20.5
24 Greensboro, NC 36
25 Colorado Springs, CO 24
27 Nashville-Davidson, TN 18
27 Lincoln, NE 23
27 Louisville-Jefferson Co.,KY 40
29 Tampa, FL 20.5
30 Las Vegas, NV 50
31 Long Beach, CA 63
32.5 Indianapolis, IN 25
32.5 Milwaukee, WI 31
34 Columbus, OH 22
35 Oklahoma City, OK 38
36.5 Chicago, IL 30
36.5 Riverside, CA 58
38.5 Omaha, NE 37
38.5 Memphis, TN 53.5
40 San Diego, CA 33.5
41 San Francisco, CA 12
42 Houston, TX 60
43 Philadelphia, PA 32
44 Mesa, AZ 68
45.5 Boston, MA 8
45.5 Charlotte, NC 27
47 Fort Wayne, IN 43
48 Anaheim, CA 69
49 Virginia Beach, VA 44
50 Oakland, CA 35
51 San Antonio, TX 61
52 Fort Worth, TX 52
53.5 Dallas, TX 48
53.5 Los Angeles, CA 62
55 Glendale, AZ 65.5
56 Kansas City, MO 14
57 Sacramento, CA 41.5
58 Corpus Christi, TX 74
59 Jacksonville, FL 55
60 Phoenix, AZ 59
61 Bakersfield, CA 73
62 Fresno, CA 65.5
63 Toledo, OH 47
64 Aurora, CO 70.5
65 Plano, TX 53.5
66 Santa Ana, CA 67
67 New York City, NY 29
68 Honolulu CDP, HI 28
69 Detroit, MI 51
70 El Paso, TX 75
71 Arlington, TX 70.5
72 Henderson, NV 64
73 San Jose, CA 56
74.5 Newark, NJ 57
74.5 Stockton, CA 72