These 5 California Cities Are Among The “Best Weed Towns” In The United States


A new report has determined the best cities for weed in the United States and several cities in California have reached the top 10. real estate witch ranked the top 50 “weed towns” in the United States based on data from the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Google Trends, Price of Weed, DISA Global Solutions and Yelp.

To determine which locations are the ultimate “weed towns,” the website looked at criteria such as marijuana legality, Google searches, weed price, and the number of Taco Bells in an area, among other factors. Of course, the #1 weed town is Denver, Colorado. Washington and Colorado were the first to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012.

Here are the 5 California cities that made it into the top 10 and a weed-related fun fact about it, according real estate witch:

  • #3: Sacramento
    • “Sacramento has the cheapest weed prices of the 50 cities surveyed. An ounce of high-quality weed ($212) costs $106 less than the national average ($318).”
  • No. 5: San Jose
    • “Despite being an expensive place to live, San Jose residents spend only 1.6% of their annual income on marijuana, making it the most affordable city for weed from our list.”
  • No. 7: San Francisco
    • “San Francisco residents spend just 1.7% of their annual income on grass – the second-lowest percentage of any city surveyed – so they can work hard and play hard.”
  • #8: San Diego
    • “With 1.5 main stores per 100,000 people, San Diego has 92% more stores than the average metro (0.8) on our list.”
  • No. 9: Los Angeles
    • “Stoners in the City of Angels will find 3.3 dispensaries per 100,000 people, about 140% more than the average for the cities surveyed (1.4).”

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