The Punchline

The 10 Most Shopaholic Cities

Steve Chiotakis Nov 7, 2011

With signs consumer spending is making a bit of a rebound, the website called Bundle did a little analysis.

Which U.S. cities are the biggest for shopaholics?

And by shopaholics, they mean the people who buy the most clothing, shoes and other items we wear — calculated by average dollar amount spent per person per month.

Seattle ranked 8.

Nashville, Tenn. 3rd.

Who’s number one?

Washington, DC — where the average resident spends $263 a month on wearable items.

The Full Top Ten:

  1. Bakersfield, Calif.
  2. Austin, Texas
  3. Seattle, Wash.
  4. San Jose, Calif.
  5. San Francisco, Calif.
  6. Dallas, Texas
  7. Scottsdale, Ariz.
  8. Nashville, Tenn.
  9. Arlington, Va.
  10. Washington, DC

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