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 RANK 2014
1 St. Paul, MN 4
2 Newark, NJ 37
3 Oakland, CA 23
4 Minneapolis, MN 1
5.5 Pittsburgh, PA 6
5.5 St. Louis, MO 10
7.5 Seattle, WA 3
7.5 Cincinnati, OH 12
9 Jersey City, NJ 57
10 Atlanta, GA 5
11.5 Denver, CO 7
11.5 Portland, OR 11
13 San Francisco, CA 8
14 Miami, FL 43
15 Buffalo, NY 34
16.5 Orlando, FL 18
16.5 New Orleans, LA 27.5
18.5 Washington, DC 2
18.5 Mesa, AZ 68
20.5 Plano, TX 41
20.5 Santa Ana, CA 52
22 Chula Vista, CA 74
23 Arlington, TX 62
24 Lexington-Fayette, KY 27.5
25 Aurora, CO 69
26.5 Cleveland, OH 17
26.5 Long Beach, CA 67
28 Anaheim, CA 72
29 Boston, MA 9
30 Raleigh, NC 13
31 Baltimore, MD 15
32 Tampa, FL 29.5
33 Greensboro, NC 40
34 Sacramento, CA 37
35 Albuquerque, NM 45
36 Henderson, NV 59
37 Louisville-Jefferson Co.,KY 46
38 Riverside, CA 66
39.5 Tucson, AZ 49
39.5 Las Vegas, NV 53.5
41 Omaha, NE 24.5
42 Detroit, MI 47
43 Kansas City, MO 14
44.5 San Diego, CA 31
44.5 Anchorage, AK 58
46 Tulsa, OK 24.5
47 Colorado Springs, CO 32
48 Lincoln, NE 29.5
49 Indianapolis, IN 37
50 Philadelphia, PA 35
51 Nashville-Davidson, TN 26
52 Fort Wayne, IN 48
53 Austin, TX 22
54 Columbus, OH 21
55 Chicago, IL 33
56.5 Fort Worth, TX 53.5
56.6 Milwaukee, WI 42
58 Wichita, KS 61
59 Toledo, OH 55
60 Virginia Beach, VA 19
61 Honolulu CDP, HI 16
63 Dallas, TX 44
63 Oklahoma City, OK 50
63 Houston, TX 60
65.5 San Jose, CA 39
65.5 Fresno, CA 71
67 Stockton, CA 73
68 Phoenix, AZ 65
69 New York City, NY 20
70 Memphis, TN 64
71 San Antonio, TX 70
72 Jacksonville, FL 56
73 Los Angeles, CA 63
74 Corpus Christi, TX 76
75 Charlotte, NC 51
76 Bakersfield, CA 77
77 El Paso, TX 75