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:

  1. Portland, Oregon
  2. Seattle
  3. Minneapolis
  4. Pittsburgh
  5. Orlando
  6. San Francisco
  7. New Orleans
  8. Madison, Wisconsin
  9. Cincinnati
  10. Scottsdale
  11. Oakland
  12. St. Louis
  13. Tampa
  14. Atlanta
  15. Boise, Idaho
  16. Anchorage, Alaska
  17. Denver
  18. Reno, Nevada
  19. Honolulu
  20. Miami

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.

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