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 7
2 Oakland, CA 27
3 Newark, NJ 35
4 Minneapolis, MN 3
5 St. Louis, MO 9
6 Seattle, WA 2
7 Pittsburgh, PA 4.5
8.5 Atlanta, GA 4.5
8.5 Cincinnati, OH 12
10 Portland, OR 11
11 Denver, CO 6
12 San Francisco, CA 10
13 Miami, FL 31
14 Buffalo, NY 33
15 New Orleans, LA 19
16 Washington, DC 1
17 Mesa, AZ 68
18 Jersey City, NJ 55
19 Boston, MA 8
20 Baltimore, MD 15
21 Santa Ana, CA 53.5
22 Chula Vista, CA 70.5
23 Glendale, AZ 66
24.5 Lexington-Fayette, KY 18
24.5 Anaheim, CA 72
26 Aurora, CO 69
27 Tampa, FL 25
28 Plano, TX 43
29 Riverside, CA 61
30.5 Cleveland, OH 14
30.5 Arlington, TX 63
32 Raleigh, NC 23
33 Long Beach, CA 67
34 Albuquerque, NM 45
35 Sacramento, CA 40
36 Henderson, NV 60
37 Detroit, MI 41
38 Tulsa, OK 24
39 Omaha, NE 38.5
40 Louisville-Jefferson Co.,KY 46
41 Kansas City, MO 13
42 Lincoln, NE 30
43 San Diego, CA 32
44 Anchorage, AK 56.5
45 Tucson, AZ 42
46 Greensboro, NC 50
47.5 Austin, TX 21.5
47.5 Las Vegas, NV 53.5
49 Indianapolis, IN 36
50 Colorado Springs, CO 28.5
51 Nashville-Davidson, TN 21.5
52 Philadelphia, PA 34
53 Fort Wayne, IN 47.5
54.5 Chicago, IL 28.5
54.5 Fort Worth, TX 49
56 Toledo, OH 44
57 Milwaukee, WI 47.5
58 Wichita, KS 62
59 Virginia Beach, VA 20
60 Columbus, OH 26
61 Honolulu CDP, HI 17
62.5 Dallas, TX 37
62.5 Houston, TX 56.5
64.5 Memphis, TN 65
64.5 Fresno, CA 70.5
66 Phoenix, AZ 59
67 San Jose, CA 38.5
68 New York City, NY 16
69 Jacksonville, FL 58
70 Corpus Christi, TX 76
71 Stockton, CA 75
72 Oklahoma City, OK 51
73 Los Angeles, CA 64
74 Bakersfield, CA 77
75 Charlotte, NC 52
76 San Antonio, TX 73
77 El Paso, TX 74