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New York Is 2019’s 5th Best City for Football Fans – WalletHub Study

With Super Bowl LIII just days away, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Football Fans as well as accompanying videos, together with its Super Bowl LIII By The Numbers infographic.

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 number of NFL and college football teams to average ticket prices.

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:

Football Fandom in New York (1=Best, 122=Avg.):

  • 28th – Performance Level of NFL Team
  • 19th – Avg. Ticket Price for NFL Game
  • 59th – Min. Season Ticket Price for College Football Game
  • 30th – NFL Stadium Capacity
  • 2nd – Number of NFL Championship Wins
  • 22nd – NFL Attendance
  • 29th – NFL Fan Engagement

New York ranks No. 5 overall and No. 4 among large cities.
 
For the full report, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-football-fans/9691/
 
Super Bowl LIII By The Numbers

  • $5,145: The average cost of a ticket to the past five Super Bowls.
     
  • $5.24 Million: The average cost for a 30-second commercial during Super Bowl LIII (up 96% since 2008).
     
  • 1.38 Billion: Chicken wings will be eaten during the Super Bowl weekend, plus at least 14,500 tons of chips, 8 million pounds of guacamole and 10 million pounds of ribs.
     
  • 1 in 2: People would sacrifice their vacation days for one year to watch their team win the Super Bowl. More than 1 in 3 would give up their annual bonus.

 
To see all the stats and the full infographic, please visit: https://wallethub.com/blog/super-bowl-facts/1589/

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