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 St. Louis, MO 9.5
3 Minneapolis, MN 3
4.5 Cincinnati, OH 11
4.5 Portland, OR 9.5
6 St. Paul, MN 7
7 Pittsburgh, PA 5
8 Atlanta, GA 4
9 Denver, CO 8
10 Albuquerque, NM 43
11 Miami, FL 29.5
12 New Orleans, LA 15
13 Buffalo, NY 41
14 Tucson, AZ 33
15 Cleveland, OH 14
16 Baltimore, MD 18
17 Washington, DC 1
18.5 Milwaukee, WI 29.5
18.5 Tulsa, OK 24
20 Raleigh, NC 13
21.5 San Francisco, CA 6
21.5 Tampa, FL 19
23 Wichita, KS 48
24.5 Austin, TX 21
24.5 Lincoln, NE 20
26 Columbus, OH 16
27 Greensboro, NC 38.5
28 Louisville-Jefferson Co.,KY 40
29 Nashville-Davidson, TN 22
30.5 Anchorage, AK 53
30.5 Oklahoma City, OK 36
32 Lexington-Fayette, KY 23
33.5 Houston, TX 60
33.5 Las Vegas, NV 52
35 Chicago, IL 28
36.5 Colorado Springs, CO 25
36.5 Memphis, TN 55
38 Oakland, CA 37
39 Indianapolis, IN 34
40 San Diego, CA 38.5
41 Mesa, AZ 65
42.5 Omaha, NE 42
42.5 Riverside, CA 59
44 Charlotte, NC 31.5
45 Sacramento, CA 45
46 Dallas, TX 44
48.5 Anaheim, CA 72
48.5 Philadelphia, PA 31.5
48.5 San Antonio, TX 62
48.5 Virginia Beach, VA 35
51 Long Beach, CA 68
52 Kansas City, MO 17
53 Los Angeles, CA 61
54 Jacksonville, FL 49
55 Glendale, AZ 66
56 Corpus Christi, TX 69.5
57.5 Bakersfield, CA 73
57.5 Fort Wayne, IN 46
59 El Paso, TX 69.5
60 Fort Worth, TX 50.5
61 Boston, MA 12
62 Fresno, CA 64
63 Phoenix, AZ 58
64 Toledo, OH 47
65.5 Honolulu CDP, HI 27
65.5 New York City, NY 26
67 Plano, TX 54
68.5 Arlington, TX 71
68.5 San Jose, CA 50.5
70.5 Aurora, CO 74
70.5 Santa Ana, CA 67
72 Detroit, MI 56
73 Henderson, NV 63
74 Newark, NJ 57
75 Stockton, CA 75