Top 10 Cities for Coffee Lovers

July 16, 2020

Americans love their morning brew. The U.S. boasts more than 100,000 coffee-related businesses. But which cities are best to grab a cup of joe?

Apartment Guide analyzed 9,500 cities in the U.S. that have at least one coffee shop and then narrowed its list to cities with populations of more than 100,000. They pinpointed the ratio of coffee-related establishments per 100,000 residents in each of those cities and narrowed the list again by calculating the ratio of coffee-related establishments per square land miles.

The following is Apartment Guide’s top 10 list of best cities for coffee lovers in the nation:

1. Berkeley, Calif.

  • Coffee shops per capita (100k people): 46.9
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 5.4

2. San Francisco

  • Coffee shops per capita: 43.8
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 8.3

3. Pittsburgh

  • Coffee shops per capita: 52.8
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 2.9

4. Seattle

  • Coffee shops per capita: 45.2
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 4.0

5. Cambridge, Mass.

  • Coffee shops per capita: 42.0
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 7.8

6. Portland, Ore.

  • Coffee shops per capita: 51.8
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 2.5

7. Minneapolis

  • Coffee shops per capita: 44.0
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 3.5

8. Miami, Fla.

  • Coffee shops per capita: 41.0
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 5.4

9. Vancouver, Wash.

  • Coffee shops per capita: 54.1
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 2.1

10. Pasadena, Calif.

  • Coffee shops per capita: 42.4
  • Coffee shops per square mile: 2.6

View a list of the top 50 to see where your city falls at Apartmentguide.com.

Source: 
The Best Cities for Coffee Lovers in America,” Apartment Guide (July 6, 2020)