This Map Shows the BEST Coffee Cities Across America

Here's where to find happy coffee lovers across the country.

Americans drink around 146 billion cups of coffee a year, so it’s no surprise that nearly every city is dotted with coffee shops. From your local java joint to the ever-present Starbucks, it’s not hard to find a latte—or any of the most popular coffee drinks—on every block.

However, some places in the United States take their morning cup of coffee more seriously than the rest. The good folks at WalletHub decided to rank the 100 most populated cities in the US based on 12 metrics, including the affordability of coffee, the percentage of adult coffee drinkers and even doughnut shops per capita. (Because there’s nothing better than a freshly baked doughnut with your morning cuppa!) Wallethub also took into account the average price for a pound of coffee and the number of households with a coffeemaker at home.

The Top Cities for Your Coffee Fix

Map of Best Coffee Cities in AmericaVia wallethub.comThe winner was Seattle, which turned out to be the best city for coffee lovers. That’s no surprise—it’s where Starbucks got its start. Seattle was closely followed by San Francisco and Portland, Oregon.

If you’ve got your heart set on delicious doughnuts, head over to Chicago, which ranked first with the most doughnut shops per capita. For a super-affordable cappuccino, move to Hialeah, Florida. Unfortunately, Toledo, Ohio is a no-go for caffeine-lovers—it ranked dead last on the list.

Here’s the official list of the best coffee cities across America. You can also check ’em out on this interactive map.

  1. Seattle, WA
  2. San Francisco, CA
  3. Portland, OR
  4. Miami, FL
  5. Tampa, FL
  6. Pittsburgh, PA
  7. Honululu, 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
  21. Plano, TX
  22. San Diego, CA
  23. San Jose, CA
  24. Philadelphia, PA
  25. Chicago, IL
  26. Las Vegas, NV
  27. New York, NY
  28. Dallas, TX
  29. Scottsdale, AZ
  30. Anaheim, CA
  31. Sacramento, CA
  32. Fremont, CA
  33. Cinncinnati, OH
  34. Raleigh, NC
  35. Irving, TX
  36. Newark, NJ
  37. Boise, ID
  38. Houston, TX
  39. St. Louis, MO
  40. Santa Ana, CA
  41. St. Paul, MN
  42. St. Petersburg, FL
  43. Charlotte, NC
  44. Fort Worth, TX
  45. Hialeah, FL
  46. Virginia Beach, VA
  47. Chandler, AZ
  48. Baltimore, MD
  49. Arlington, TX
  50. Colorado Springs, CO
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