With National Coffee Day around the corner and 62 percent of Americans drinking coffee daily, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020's Best Coffee Cities in America, along with its list of top coffee deals and discounts offered by retailers during the holiday.
To determine the best local coffee scenes in America, we compared the 100 largest cities across 12 key indicators of strong coffee culture. 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
The average price for a pack of coffee
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.
The average annual spending on coffee per household
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.
Share of households that own a single-cup/pod-brewing coffee maker
Number of coffee shops, coffee houses, and cafés
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.
Number of coffee and tea manufacturers
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.
No matter where you like to get your coffee from this national coffee day, take advantage of a free cup from many of the national chains that brew your coffee every day. Kick back and relax with your soothing coffee in hand on Tuesday, September 29!