Ann Arbor officially earns its hipster badge

Ann Arbor has been ranked as the 15th most hipster city in America, beating out San Francisco's rank of 16. So, now the question becomes: Is this a good thing or a bad thing?


So where are the hipster hubs? Using our places data, we at FindTheHome determined four important attributes that define a “hipster city” and found 19 cities that fit the bill (and surprisingly, Portland is not one of them). We first decided to only look at cities with over 50,000 people that also had a high population of people between the ages of 20 and 34. Then we looked at the cities with a fairly educated population (a high percentage of residents with at least a Bachelor’s Degree), many cafes and yoga studios. We calculated a composite score for each city by multiplying the number of yoga studios per 10K people with cafes per 10K people, and used this final number to rank the cities.

Read the list here and cheer… or weep. 
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