DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – Love may be in the air ahead of this week’s noted Hallmark holiday…but not so much in Detroit, according to some new statistics.
On a list released by WalletHub.com, the Motor City is ranked dead last among the best cities in the U.S. in which to celebrate Valentine’s Day.READ MORE: Michigan Voters Urged To Hand-Deliver Absentee Ballots
The site looked at 100 of the most populated cities examining 15 key metrics, including restaurant meal costs, the number of attractions and the number of florists per capita. For example, the site claims the average price for a movie ticket is four times higher in Detroit than in tenth-place Fremont, California.Detroit Animal Care To Hold ‘Howl-O-Ween’ Adoption Event October 28-31
Nearby Toledo, Ohio, didn’t fare much better than Detroit, ranking at number 97 out of 100.
The top three cities to celebrate Valentines Day, according to the website, are San Francisco, Seattle and Orlando.MORE NEWS: FEMA Extends Deadline To Apply For Assistance Due To Damage During June 25-26 Floods
Data used to create the rankings came from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Council for Community and Economic Research, Numbeo, Yelp, Tripadvisor, Eventbrite and Accuweather.com. See the full report here.