According to RWA: Geography of Romance Readers 29% of the Southern population reads romance 27% of the Western population reads romance 26% of the Midwest population reads romance 12.6% of […]
Education Level of Romance Readers 42% have a bachelor’s degree or higher … 27% have college degrees 15% have post-graduate work or degrees 7% have associate degrees 17% have attended […]
According to RWA: 64.6 million Americans read at least one romance novel in the past year. 2002: 51.1 million readers in America 1998: 41 million readers in America
According to RWA: Romance book buyers have an average income of $55,000.
According to RWA: The U.S. romance book buyer is most likely to be aged between 30 and 54 years.
According to RWA: In what format are romance books being purchased? (source: Nielsen US Romance Landscape Q1 2014) E-books: 39% Mass-market paperback: 32% Trade paperback: 18% Hardcover: 9% Audio: 1% […]
57% of Romance novels published are Romantic Suspense. **Information from Maya Rodale’s Dangerous Books for Girls