With Super Bowl LV just days away from being played before socially-distanced fans, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its Super Bowl LV By The Numbers infographic together with its report on 2021’s Best & Worst Cities for Football Fans, as well as accompanying videos.
To determine the best places for loving on 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. Here are some highlights from each report:
|Best Cities for Football Fans
||Worst Cities for Football Fans
|1. Pittsburgh, PA
||236. Fort Collins, CO
|2. Dallas, TX
||237. Louisville, KY
|3. Boston, MA
||238. New Britain, CT
|4. Green Bay, WI
||239. Columbia, SC
|5. New York, NY
||240. Ithaca, NY
|6. Miami, FL
||241. Davidson, NC
|7. New Orleans, LA
||242. Valparaiso, IN
|8. Los Angeles, CA
||243. Providence, RI
|9. Indianapolis, IN
||244. Stephenville, TX
|10. San Francisco, CA
||245. St. George, UT
To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-football-fans/9691
Super Bowl LV By The Numbers
- $5,506: The average cost of a ticket to the past five Super Bowls.
- $8,613: Lowest price of a Super Bowl LV ticket on the resale market (30% increase from 2020).
- It is the 1st time in 37 years when Budweiser won’t air an ad during the Super Bowl (joining Coca-Cola, Hyundai and Pepsi).
- 14,500 fans and 7,500 vaccinated healthcare workers will be at Raymond James Stadium for Super Bowl LV (30% of the stadium’s capacity).
- 72%: Share of Americans who say they are unlikely to host or attend a Super Bowl party this year.
To see all the stats and the full infographic, please visit: https://wallethub.com/blog/super-bowl-facts/1589