The best cities for thrift shoppers

The best cities for thrift shoppers

Trendy threads or vintage whatever .No matter your style, buying secondhand can give your wallet a break.

In each of the 200 biggest U.S. cities, Lawn Love looked at the number of thrift stores, consignment shops, flea markets, Goodwill boutiques, outlets, and other specialty thrift shops. The consumer-information service also considered Google search interest in thrifting-related keywords over the past year.

In the resulting rankings of “thriftiest” cities, Seattle ranked 27th overall and Tacoma came in at number 50. In sub-categories, Seattle ranked fourth for most Goodwill outlet stores.

The top 5 overall are New York City. Houston, Los Angeles, San Antonio and San Diego.

Goodwill stores, with their displays of donated merchandise such as these, are among the reasons why Seattle and Tacoma are in the top 50 of “best cities” for thrift shopping.