Utilizing the total number of credit card transactions at ice cream and frozen yogurt shops, data aggregation company Bundle has compiled a list of the top ten cities in America in order of ice cream consumption.
Split between the most ice cream-crazy cities and states, the data compares the top ten with ice cream consumption of the average American.
Surprisingly, Long Beach, CA comes in first place for the city that eats and spends the most on ice cream in the nation. According to the study, Long Beach natives eat 268% more ice cream and spend 1061% more on frozen treats than the average American. Compared to the other cities on the top ten, Long Beach spends about 5 times more than any one else. For comparison figures, citizens of Fort Worth, TX spend 225% above average, where the citizens of Columbus, OH spend 200% above average.
First on the list for states that love ice cream the most is the District of Columbia, where they eat 85% more ice cream than the national average. Also, at 92% more than the average American, D.C. tops the list as the state that eats ice cream most frequently.
Take a look and see if your city or state made its way into their list. Unless you’re an ant and need to a little easier, go ahead and click on the image for a higher resolution version: