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 St. Paul, MN 6
2 Oakland, CA 15.5
3 Minneapolis, MN 3
4 Pittsburgh, PA 4
5 Newark, NJ 33
6 Seattle, WA 2
7 Cincinnati, OH 12
8 Atlanta, GA 8
9 St. Louis, MO 9
10 Portland, OR 10
11 Buffalo, NY 29
12.5 Denver, CO 5
12.5 San Francisco, CA 11
14 Miami, FL 34
15 Washington, DC 1
16 Mesa, AZ 68
17 Jersey City, NJ 53
18 New Orleans, LA 25
19 Arlington, TX 64
20 Lexington-Fayette, KY 24
22.5 Baltimore, MD 19
22.5 Boston, MA 7
22.5 Glendale, AZ 65
22.5 Santa Ana, CA 57
25 Plano, TX 45
27 Anaheim, CA 72
27 Aurora, CO 69
27 Cleveland, OH 14
29 Long Beach, CA 67
30 Riverside, CA 63
31 Raleigh, NC 18
32 Albuquerque, NM 39
33 Tulsa, OK 22
34 Henderson, NV 58
35 Tampa, FL 20
36 Greensboro, NC 43
37 Omaha, NE 38
39.5 Anchorage, AK 56
39.5 Detroit, MI 46
39.5 Louisville-Jefferson Co., KY 49
39.5 Sacramento, CA 42
43 Kansas City, MO 13
43 San Diego, CA 36
43 Toledo, OH 44
45.5 Las Vegas, NV 54
45.5 Philadelphia, PA 30
47 Tucson, AZ 48
48 Lincoln, NE 28
49 Indianapolis, IN 37
50 Austin, TX 23
51 Fort Wayne, IN 41
52.5 Colorado Springs, CO 27
52.5 Fort Worth, TX 52
54.5 Chicago, IL 31
54.5 Columbus, OH 32
56 Virginia Beach, VA 17
57.5 Milwaukee, WI 40
57.5 Wichita, KS 62
59 San Jose, CA 35
60 Oklahoma City, OK 51
61 Nashville-Davidson, TN 26
62.5 Honolulu CDP, HI 15.5
62.5 Houston, TX 60.5
64.5 Fresno, CA 70
64.5 Memphis, TN 66
66 Charlotte, NC 50
67 New York City, NY 21
68 Jacksonville, FL 55
69 Dallas, TX 47
70 San Antonio, TX 71
71.5 Corpus Christi, TX 75
71.5 Phoenix, AZ 59
73 Stockton, CA 74
74 Bakersfield, CA 76
75 Los Angeles, CA 60.5
76 El Paso, TX 73