It's really good to be a fan of football in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A report recently released by WalletHub reveals Steelers supporters have it best: It's a popular franchise with a high performing team and strong game attendance. The report determines the best cities based on 21 metrics including the number of professional football teams and city size, the division, popularity of the team and more. More than 240 cities were compared.
Also ranking high in the "best cities for football" list are:
• Boston, Massachusetts (best-performing NFL team)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin (most-accessible NFL stadium and most-engaged fans)
• Tuscaloosa, Alabama (ranks high for engaged college football fans)
See the full rankings here .
Where can football fans get the lowest ticket prices? For college football, it's Cookeville, Tennessee; Worcester, Massachusetts; Chatanooga, Tennessee; Richmond, Kentucky; Elon, North Carolina and Hanover, New Hampshire. In the NFL it's Cleveland, Ohio; Buffalo, new York; Jacksonville, Florida; Kansas City, Missouri and Nashville, Tennessee.
WalletHub's list isn't without mentions of the least popular places for football fans: Apologies go to those watching the sport in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and Davidson, North Carolina.
The least engaged fans? Da Bears. Also not very engaged: people in Houston, Texas; Jacksonville, Florida; New York, New York and Los Angeles, California.
The study ranks Glendale, Arizona as the ninth best city for professional football fans. It also ranks State Farm Stadium in Glendale as the third most accessible stadium in the NFL.