DC Named 2022’s 9th Best Sports City in America, According to Report

With the North American sports industry expected to reach a value of $83.1 billion in 2023, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best Sports Cities. Washington D.C. was listed 9th on the large cities list. To determine the cities where the game is always on regardless of season, WalletHub compared 392 small to large cities across the five largest sports in the U.S.: football, basketball, baseball, hockey and soccer. With the Washington Commanders, Washington Wizards, Washington Nationals, Washington Capitals, and D.C. United, DC certainly checks all the boxes. Below you’ll see a list of the best large, midsize, and small sports cities across the country.

Best Large Sports Cities
1. Los Angeles, CA
2. Boston, MA
3. New York, NY
4. Pittsburgh, PA
5. Dallas, TX
6. Miami, FL
7. Philadelphia, PA
8. Denver, CO
9. Washington, DC
10. Atlanta, GA


Best Midsize Sports Cities
1. Green Bay, WI
2. Buffalo, NY
3. Glendale, AZ
4. Salt Lake City, UT
5. Tuscaloosa, AL
6. Orlando, FL
7. Ann Arbor, MI
8. Tallahassee, FL
9. Durham, NC
10. Baton Rouge, LA


Best Small Sports Cities
1. Clemson, SC
2. West Point, NY
3. Fayette, MS
4. State College, PA
5. Hanover, NH
6. Princeton, NJ
7. Morgantown, WV
8. Buies Creek, NC
9. Stanford, CA
10. Stillwater, OK

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