Portland Named the Best City for Coffee Lovers
In honor of National Coffee Day on Thursday, WalletHub’s number crunchers compared the 100 largest cities to determine the best local coffee scenes in America. Their data set of 12 key indicators of a top coffee city ranges from “number of coffee shops, coffee houses and cafés per capita” to “average price of a coffee pack” to “Google search average for the word ‘coffee.’” In addition, the company compiled a list of top coffee retailers extending special savings during the holiday.
Here’s what they found:
- Portland, Oregon
- San Francisco
- New Orleans
- Madison, Wisconsin
- St. Louis
- Boise, Idaho
- Anchorage, Alaska
- Reno, Nevada
Best vs. Worst
Louisville, Kentucy, average price for a cappuccino, $2.83, which is 1.7 times lower than in Honolulu, the city with the highest, $4.69.
Hialeah, Floria, has the lowest average price per pack of coffee, $3.47, which is 2.2 times lower than in Honolulu, the city with the highest, $7.56.
Portland, Oregon, has the most coffee shops, coffeehouses and cafés per 100,000 residents, 101.71, which is 32.5 times higher than in Laredo, Texas, the city with the fewest, 3.13.
Portland, Oregon, has the most coffee and tea manufacturers per 100,000 residents, which is 38 times higher than in Riverside and San Bernardino, California, the cities with the fewest.