Trends: 2014 Most Frugal Cities

Residents of San Francisco are known for being tech-savvy entrepreneurs, but according to the newly released 2014 Most Frugal Cities list from Coupons.com, they are also the savviest coupon users in the nation. According to the Coupons.com Savings Index1, shoppers across the U.S. saved more than $2 billion on groceries and household goods by using more than 1.6 billion coupons.

San Francisco topped last year’s winner, Orlando, and snagged the number one spot – previously number 14 on the list – with more than $56.6 million in savings from Coupons.com. Washington D.C. (#2) surpassed both Orlando (#3) and Tampa (#4), with Charlotte(#5) and Atlanta (#6) staying in their respective spots from 2013. Nashville came in at (#7) with Cleveland (#8), Denver (#9) and Virginia (#10) rounding out the top 10 metros that saved the most.

 

“The top 10 frugal cities collectively saved more than $252 million by using Coupons.com, which demonstrates the powerful savings coupons can offer shoppers who are looking for ways to be financially smart,” said Jeanette Pavini, Coupons.com Savings Expert. “Perhaps the biggest surprise of this year’s list is San Francisco – known for wealthy tech entrepreneurs and off-the-chart housing prices – as being the capital of couponing. We also saw that San Franciscan’s were three times more likely to use coupons than residents from other U.S. metros.”

 

America’s 25 Most Frugal Cities are

 

San Francisco (#1)

Washington,D.C. (#2)

Orlando (#3)

Tampa (#4)

Charlotte (#5)

Atlanta(#6),

Nashville (#7)

Cleveland (#8)

Denver (#9)

Virginia Beach (#10)

Kansas City (#11)

Raleigh (#12)

Las Vegas (#13)

Philadelphia (#14)

Dallas (#15)

Indianapolis (#16)

St. Louis (#17)

Phoenix (#18)

Columbus (#19)

Boston (#20)

Cincinnati (#21)

Providence (#22)

Milwaukee (#23)

Chicago (#24)

Pittsburgh (#25).

For more information about the Coupons.com Savings Index, please mail press@couponsinc.com or to start saving, visithttp://www.coupons.com.

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