Cities ranked by love of java ahead of National Coffee Day

  • Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
12:23 p.m Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 Nation& World

Personal finance website WalletHub on Tuesday released its 2017 list of "Best Coffee Cities in America" in anticipation of National Coffee Day.

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America is the No. 1 country for coffee consumption, with millennials accounting for about 44 percent of all U.S. coffee demand, according to a 2016 report from Bloomberg.

WalletHub compared 100 of America’s most populated city on 14 key metrics to determine what cities were best for coffee lovers. Among the metrics were:

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Seattle topped the list with a score of 68.58 out of 100.

A barista pours a cup of coffee at Colson Patisserie on February 22, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

WalletHub ranked as the top 10 "Best Coffee Cities in America":

  1. Seattle, with a score of 68.58
  2. Portland, Oregon, with a score of 67.04
  3. San Francisco, with a score of 65.99
  4. New York City, with a score of 64.74
  5. Los Angeles, with a score of 61.86
  6. San Diego, with a score of 57.78
  7. Chicago, with a score of 57.45
  8. Denver, with a score of 53.45
  9. Boston, with a score of 53.31
  10. Washington, D.C., with a score of 53.20

Other cities that made WalletHub's top 100 list include Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Orlando, Florida; Pittsburgh; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Jacksonville, Florida.

National Coffee Day is Sept. 29.

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