Seattle residents will not likely be happy with the results of a new study from WalletHub, as the home of Starbucks and many great coffee shops has been supplanted as the top coffee city in the rankings.
The personal finance website, putting out its results just in time for National Coffee Day on Saturday, compared the 100 largest cities across 14 key indicators related to coffee. New York City topped the list in several categories, including total number of coffee shops and affordable coffee shops.
Seattle came in a close second in the rankings, followed by San Francisco, Portland, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
The top 100 cities were ranked on each metric on a scale of 1 to 100, with 1 being the best and 100 being the worst. WalletHub then determined each city’s weighted average across all metrics to calculate its overall score and used the resulting scores to rank-order its sample.
Other interesting findings from the study:
- The lowest average price of a cappuccino can be found in Aurora, Colorado.
- The highest percentage of adult coffee drinkers can be found in Santa Ana, California.
- The most coffee and tea manufacturers per capita can be found in Portland, Oregon.
- The most donut shops per capita is a tie between New York City and Chicago.