Amazon reveals top 10 States, cities and top categories with the most Handmade Makers

By Lauren Fruncillo February 28, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Amazon announced last week the 10 states and cities in the US with the most Handmade Makers selling in the Amazon Handmade store. Amazon Handmade features genuinely handcrafted products from furniture, to jewelry, to toys, and more from tens of thousands of Makers in the U.S. and around the world. Last year selling handmade goods on Amazon remained in reach when they announced that selling handmade goods would remain subscription fee free. Amazon are holding thier doors open for sellers from other sites such as Etsy and eBay, and other selling venues.

“Small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazon’s stores had a record-breaking year in 2019, with nearly 25,000 American small and medium-sized businesses surpassing $500,000 in sales. We will continue to invest billions of dollars in tools, services, people, and programs – like Amazon Handmade – to help these businesses grow and succeed.”
– Nicholas Denissen, VP of Small Business at Amazon.

Amazon Makers stats

The top 10 states with the most Handmade Makers are:

  • California
  • Texas
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Washington
  • Georgia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Arizona

The top 10 cities with the most Handmade Makers are:

  • New York, NY
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Portland, OR
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • San Diego, CA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Austin, TX

The top product categories for Handmade Makers are:

  • Home
  • Jewelry
  • Accessories
  • Kitchen & Dining
  • Clothing

So there you have it, if you’re a seller of unique handmade goods, not only can you sell you services on Amazon, but you now have insight into the top categories for makers in the US.

“At Amazon Handmade, we obsess over customers and their desire for unique handcrafted goods, which is why we are so proud of our incredible Makers and the products they sell in our store,”

“The flourishing craft community selling with Amazon Handmade spans from coast-to-coast, with Makers from every corner of the U.S. building successful businesses and reaching new customers.”
– Katie Harnetiaux, Head of Amazon Handmade.

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