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WalletHub releases report on 2018’s Best Coffee Cities in America

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MIAMI, U.S. — With National Coffee Day around the corner (September 29) and the U.S. coffee industry currently valued at $48 billion, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best Coffee Cities in America as well as accompanying videos, along with its list of top coffee deals and discountsoffered by retailers during the holiday.

To determine the best local coffee scenes in America, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 14 key indicators of a strong coffee culture.

The data set ranges from average price per pack of coffee, number of coffee shops per capita, share of coffee drinkers and average spending on coffee per household.

Top 20 Cities for Coffee Lovers

New York, NY
Seattle, WA
San Francisco, CA
Portland, OR
Los Angeles, CA
Washington, DC
Chicago, IL
Miami, FL
Boston, MA
San Diego, CA
Denver, CO
Las Vegas, NV
Minneapolis, MN
Philadelphia, PA
Orlando, FL
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Pittsburgh, PA
Oakland, CA
Fremont, CA

Best vs. Worst

Tulsa, Oklahoma has the lowest average price for a pack of coffee, $3.38, which is 2.4 times lower than in Honolulu, the city with the highest at $8.16.

Fremont, California, has the highest average annual spending on coffee per household, $186.85, which is three times higher than in Cleveland, the city with the lowest at $63.06.


Gilbert, Arizona, has the highest share of households that own a single-cup/pod-brewing coffee maker, 24.50 percent, which is 2.7 times higher than in Hialeah, Florida, the city with the lowest at 8.99 percent.

New York has the most coffee shops, coffee houses and cafés (per square root of population), 1.1791, which is 17.4 times more than in Laredo, Texas, the city with the fewest at 0.0678.

Portland, Oregon, has the most coffee and tea manufacturers (per square root of population), 0.0209, which is 41.8 times more than in Riverside and San Bernardino, California, the cities with the fewest at 0.0005.

To view the full report and your city’s rank, please click here.


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