To determine the best local coffee scenes in America, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 12 key indicators of strong coffee culture.
62 percent of Americans drinking coffee daily, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s Best Coffee Cities in America, as well as accompanying videos, along with its list of top coffee deals and discounts offered by retailers during the holiday.
The data set ranges from coffee shops, coffee houses, and cafés per capita to the average price per pack of coffee.
Top 20 Cities for Coffee Lovers
|1. Seattle, WA||11. Minneapolis, MN|
|2. San Francisco, CA||12. Orlando, FL|
|3. Portland, OR||13. Washington, DC|
|4. Miami, FL||14. Boston, MA|
|5. Tampa, FL||15. Long Beach, CA|
|6. Pittsburgh, PA||16. Los Angeles, CA|
|7. Honolulu, HI||17. Irvine, CA|
|8. Denver, CO||18. New Orleans, LA|
|9. Oakland, CA||19. Austin, TX|
|10. Atlanta, GA||20. Jersey City, NJ|
Best vs. Worst
- Miami and Hialeah, Florida, have the lowest average price for a pack of coffee, $3.44, which is 2.4 times lower than in Honolulu, the city with the highest at $8.10.
- Fremont, California, has the highest average annual spending on coffee per household, $236.41, which is 3.7 times higher than in Detroit, the city with the lowest at $63.91.
- Gilbert, Arizona, has the highest share of households that own a single-cup/pod-brewing coffee maker, 25.68 percent, which is 2.9 times higher than in Newark, New Jersey, the city with the lowest at 9.01 percent.
- Orlando, Florida, has the most coffee shops, coffee houses and cafés (per square root of population), 0.4571, which is 7.5 times more than in Laredo, Texas, the city with the fewest at 0.0611.
- Portland, Oregon, has the most coffee and tea manufacturers (per square root of population), 0.0219, which is 43.8 times more than in Riverside and San Bernardino, California, the cities with the fewest at 0.0005.