There's no doubt that coffee is loved across the country. Whether it's Sparkling Iced Coffee, cold brew, or the elusive Georgia Coffee from Coca-Cola Japan, coffee is just one of those things that America runs on (right, Dunkin'?). In fact, two out of every three adults enjoy an average of 2.7 cups per day, meaning Americans are drinking something like 146 million cups a day, a figure alone that gives me the jitters -- but which cities are the most coffee-friendly in the country?
The top five -- in order, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles -- aren't much of a surprise, given each city's longstanding coffee culture, especially folks in the Pacific Northwest.
Rounding out the top 10 are San Diego, Chicago, Denver, Boston and Washington. You can find out if your city made the top-100 java-friendly cities and, if so, where it stands. In fact, if you live in Texas, Austin made #18 on this list. Houston landed at #25, Plano at #37, and Dallas at #41.
For example, folks in Jersey City, New Jersey, Louisville, Kentucky; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Buffalo, New York pay the least, on average, for a cappuccino. On the opposite end of that list -- folks paying the most per capp -- are Washington, D.C.; Memphis, Tennessee; Fresno, California; Bakersfield, California; and Honolulu, Hawaii.
Wallethub also ranked the lowest average price per pack of coffee -- Miami, San Antonio, Jersey City, Hialeah, Florida, and Oklahoma City -- and highest average price per coffee, with California taking four of the top spots: Los Angeles, San Diego, Fremont, San Francisco and Honolulu.
Californians also spend the most on coffee per household, with Fremont, Irvine, San Francisco and San Jose four of the five biggest spenders. The least spent per household is Toledo, Newark, Hialeah, Cleveland and Detroit.
The largest numbers of adult coffee drinkers are found in Newark, Jersey City, New York, San Bernardino and Oakland; the lowest numbers are found in Henderson, Nevada; Lubbock, Texas; Louisville, Kentucky; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Donut lovers should make their way to New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and Fort Worth, which have the most donut shops per capita. Norfolk, Virginia; Henderson; Boise, Idaho; Laredo, Texas; and Anchorage, Alaska, have the least.