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 Newark, NJ 35
2 Oakland, CA 15
3 St. Paul, MN 12
4 Seattle, WA 2
5.5 Atlanta, GA 4
5.5 Pittsburgh, PA 6
7.5 Minneapolis, MN 3
7.5 St. Louis, MO 8
9 San Francisco, CA 9
10 Cincinnati, OH 7
11 Portland, OR 11
12 Denver, CO 10
13.5 Washington, DC 1
13.5 Riverside, CA 57
15 Anaheim, CA 69
16 Arlington, TX 64
17 New Orleans, LA 17
18 Buffalo, NY 33.5
19 Miami, FL 36
20 Boston, MA 5
21.5 Baltimore, MD 18
21.5 Mesa, AZ 70
23.5 Raleigh, NC 16
23.5 Long Beach, CA 65
25 Glendale, AZ 68
26.5 Santa Ana, CA 58
26.5 Aurora, CO 67
28 Plano, TX 46
29 Cleveland, OH 13
30 Albuquerque, NM 38
31 Tampa, FL 25
32 Lexington-Fayette, KY 24
33 Henderson, NV 53
34 Tulsa, OK 21
35.5 Louisville-Jefferson Co., KY 42
35.5 Las Vegas, NV 47
37 Philadelphia, PA 31
38 Greensboro, NC 40.5
39 Sacramento, CA 44
40 San Diego, CA 33.5
41 Fort Worth, TX 54
42 Kansas City, MO 14
43 Austin, TX 22.5
44 Detroit, MI 49.5
45 Lincoln, NE 28
46 Tucson, AZ 55
47 Toledo, OH 43
48 Nashville-Davidson, TN 27
49 Omaha, NE 40.5
50 San Jose, CA 32
51 Columbus, OH 30
52 Fort Wayne, IN 39
53 Virginia Beach, VA 20
55.5 Chicago, IL 29
55.5 Indianapolis, IN 37
55.5 Charlotte, NC 45
55.5 Milwaukee, WI 48
58 Wichita, KS 62
59 Oklahoma City, OK 49.5
60 Memphis, TN 63
61 Houston, TX 60
62 Anchorage, AK 61
63 Dallas, TX 51
64 Colorado Springs, CO 26
65 Stockton, CA 72
66 Phoenix, AZ 56
67 Fresno, CA 71
68 New York City, NY 22.5
69 San Antonio, TX 66
70 Los Angeles, CA 59
71 Jacksonville, FL 52
72 Honolulu CDP, HI 19
73 Corpus Christi, TX 74
74 Bakersfield, CA 75
75 El Paso, TX 73