Ahead of National Coffee Day, WalletHub Explores 2016’s Best Cities for Coffee Lovers

With tomorrow September 29th being National Coffee Day, personal-finance website WalletHub took the opportunity to identify 2016’s Best Cities for Coffee Lovers. To help us all get the most out of the occasion, the site has also compiled a list of top retailers offering the best discounts on their coffee during this day of celebration.

By comparing the 100 largest U.S. cities across 12 metrics ranging from “number of coffee shops, coffee houses and cafés per capita” to “average price of a coffee pack,” WalletHub determined the best cities for optimal participation in America’s coffee culture. So how did things shake out in terms of the best and brightest?

Top 10 Cities for Coffee Loverscoffeeinsert

  1. Portland, OR
  2. Seattle, WA
  3. Minneapolis, MN
  4. Pittsburgh, PA
  5. Orlando, FL
  6. San Francisco, CA
  7. New Orleans, LA
  8. Madison, WI
  9. Cincinnati, OH
  10. Scottsdale, AZ

For a shot of steaming, caffeine-rich perspective, a look at how some of the cities with the most to offer compared to those with the least:

Best vs. Worst

  • Louisville, KY, average price for a cappuccino, $2.83, which is 1.7 times lower than in Honolulu, HI, the city with the highest, $4.69.
  • Portland, OR, has the most coffee shops, coffeehouses and cafés per 100,000 residents, 101.71, which is 32.5 times higher than in Laredo, TX, the city with the fewest, 3.13.
  • Orlando, FL, has the most donut shops per 100,000 residents, 18.46, which is 18 times higher than in Anchorage, AK, the city with the fewest, 1.00.

Want to know how your city fared amidst the findings? Check out the full study here.

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