The Steelers may not be in the Super Bowl again this year, but Pittsburgh is still considered the best football city in the nation.
A new study from Wallet Hub shows that Pittsburgh’s football fandom ranks number 1 overall and number one among large cities.
The study uses 21 key metrics, including NFL fan engagement #1, number of championship wins #1, performance level of NFL Team #7, stadium capacity #4 and more.
Pittsburgh ranked number 1 out of 245 cities in the United States.
The Steelers were the first franchise to win six Super Bowls, a feat that they now share with the New England Patriots.
The study also looked at cities with at least one college team. Pittsburgh ranked 13th in the college section.
The top cities behind Pittsburgh were, Dallas, Boston, Green Bay, New York, Miami, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and San Francisco rounding out the top 10.
State College, PA ranked number 4 overall best football city for small towns.
For a deeper dive into what makes Pittsburgh number one, visit Wallet Hub’s website.