2024’s Best and Worst Cities for Football Fans

With Super Bowl LVIII just days away, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its Super Bowl LVIII By The Numbers infographic together with its report on 2024’s Best & Worst Cities for Football Fans, as well as expert commentary.

To determine the best places for enjoying America’s favorite sport, WalletHub compared more than 240 U.S. cities with at least one college or professional football team based on 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from the number of NFL and college football teams to stadium capacity to fan engagement.

Make sure to check out the infographic for cool stats about the biggest sporting event of the year.

Best Cities for Football Fans Worst Cities for Football Fans
1. Pittsburgh, PA 240. Pictaway, NJ
2. Dallas, TX 241. Louisville, KY
3. Green Bay, WI 242. Davidson, NC
4. Los Angeles, CA 243. Charleston, SC
5. Boston, MA 244. Pine Bluff, AR    
6. New York, NY 245. Fort Collins, CO
7. Miami, FL 246. Waco, TX
8. New Orleans, LA 247. Bloomington, IN
9. San Francisco, CA 248. Valparaiso, IN
10. Kansas City, MO 249. Easton, MA


Best vs. Worst

  • The Kansas City Chiefs‘ performance level, is 2.6 times better than the performance level of the Carolina Panthers.
  • Glendale, Arizona, has the lowest average ticket price for an NFL game, which is 1.7 times less expensive than in Las Vegas, the city with the highest.
  • Green Bay, Wisconsin, has the highest engagement of fans for an NFL team, which is 71.6 times higher than in New York, the city with the lowest.

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