2020's Best Coffee Cities in America

Top coffee scenes as ranked by WalletHub

Corrie D.
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Drip, pour-over, cold-brewed, nitro, capsule, instant — there are a lot of ways to make it, but nothing quite compares to that first caffeinated sip of the good stuff: coffee. Americans love coffee with 7 out of every 10 of us drinking it on a weekly basis (including in cocktails), and beauty brands infusing it into products

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To celebrate National Coffee Day on September 29, WalletHub has released a report on the best coffee cities in America. They compared the 100 largest cities in the US across 12 key indicators of a strong coffee culture. The data set ranges from coffee shops, coffee houses and cafés per capita to the average price per pack of coffee. Scroll down to see the top 20 cities!

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Top 20 Cities for Coffee Lovers

  1. Seattle, WA    
  2. San Francisco, CA 
  3. Portland, OR 
  4. Miami, FL  
  5. Tampa, FL 
  6. Pittsburgh, PA   
  7. Honolulu, HI 
  8. Denver, CO    
  9. Oakland, CA  
  10. Atlanta, GA 
  11. Minneapolis, MN 
  12. Orlando, FL 
  13. Washington, DC 
  14. Boston, MA 
  15. Long Beach, CA 
  16. Los Angeles, CA 
  17. Irvine, CA 
  18. New Orleans, LA 
  19. Austin, TX 
  20. Jersey City, NJ 


Source: WalletHub

Fun Facts

  • 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.

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Corrie D.
Corrie D.
Former Influenster. You can see my reviews and product insights on my OG Influenster account: @corriedavidson. Follow me on Instagram @CorrieReviews, YouTube @CorrieDavidson, tiktok @CorrieDavidson.