If you’ve ever tried a New Jersey bagel, you know that wherever you go next it won’t be the same. The people at Lawn Love, too, agree that New Jersey is deserving of some bagel praise. The experts over at the landscaping blog site ranked a Garden State city at No. 5 for the best bagels in the United States. The site ranked 200 cities across the U.S. and ranked them in regard to access, quality, and popularity.
Bagel Vendors per Square Mile = 5 (Best Value/Weight)
Share of Highly-Rated (4.5+ Stars) Bagel Vendors (With 10+ Reviews Each) = 2 (Best Value/Weight)
Average Consumer Rating (Out of 5 Stars) for Bagel Vendors = 3 (Best Value/Weight)
Average Number of Reviews per Bagel Vendor = 1 (Best Value/Weight)
Average Monthly Google Searches for Bagel Keywords Over Past Year = 1 (Best Value/Weight)
Hosts Bagels & Bites Festival (1 = Yes, 0 = No) = 2 (Best Value/Weight)
To be specific, Jersey City is what held the Garden State down in the ratings coming in at the No. 5 spot. Jersey City had an access rating of 15, a quality rating of 100, and a popularity ranking of 36 which averaged out to an overall score of 43.56. Jersey City wasn’t the only New Jersey city to make the list. Out of the 200 U.S. cities ranked, Paterson came in at 182 with an overall score of 8.60. Paterson had an access rank of 53, a quality rank of 183, and a popularity rank of 80.
Take a look at which states ranked over New Jersey below: