Austin is one of the Top 20 Best Places for Valentine's Day

ATX's Ranking & Romance Stats!

February 7, 2020
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Feel the LOVE ATX! WalletHub's Top 20 Best Places for Valentine's Day 2020 shows Austin is a Great place to Feel it. Valentine's Day 2020 people nationwide are expected to spend, collectively $27.4 Million on gifts. The average amount a Sweetie will spend is $196.31. You don't have to spend a huge amount of cash for Romance. Being in the right place works to your advantage. That's where WalletHub comes in handy. There were 100 cities ranked based on 26 areas which included florists in the area, forecast and the cost of dinner for 2.

WalletHub's Top 20 Best Places for Valentine's Day 2020
(out of100)

  1. San Francisco, CA  
  2. New York, NY 
  3. San Diego, CA 
  4. Honolulu, HI 
  5. Las Vegas, NV
  6.  Seattle, WA 
  7. Orlando, FL 
  8. Portland, OR 
  9. Scottsdale, AZ 
  10. Chicago, IL 
  11. Los Angeles, CA
  12. Washington, DC
  13. Atlanta, GA
  14. Denver, CO
  15. San Jose, CA
  16. Virginia Beach, VA
  17. Austin, TX - Only city in Texas in the Top 20! Valentine's Day Texas City of Love Bragging Rights! 
    Dallas 24 / Houston 27 / Plano 33 / San Antonio 38 / El Paso 45 / Arlington 74 / Corpus Cristi 77 / Lubbock 82 / Irving 83 / Garland 89 / Laredo 94  
  18. Boston, MA
  19. Tampa, FL
  20. Gilbert, AZ

Valentine’s Day Five Fun Facts

  1. $291 vs. $106: Men will spend nearly three times as much as women, on average, for Valentine’s Day 2020.
  2. $10.5 Billion: Amount Americans will spend on jewelry ($5.8B), flowers ($2.3B) and candy ($2.4B)
  3. 9 Million: Number of marriage proposals made each Valentine’s Day.
  4. $12.21: The average amount Americans will spend on Valentine's Day Gifts for a pet / furbaby
  5. 2 Billion will be spent on gift cards & 1.3 Billion on greeting cards

Least Desirable Gifts

  1. 24% Tools   
  2. 24% Gym Membership
  3. 19% Sporting Equipment
  4. 16% Kitchen Appliances
  5. 15% Cheesy Stuffed Animal
  6. 13% Mixtape

Heather addition: Beware of buying Sexy Lingere w/ out your honey. 

Tons more V-Day Fun Facts Here!

2020 Valentine's Day Spending

  • Men say V-Day Debt is Worth it: Men are 3 times more likely than women to think a Valentines Day gift is worth going into credit card debt
  • Reckless Spending Ends Relationships: 46% of people would break up with their significant other if he or she spent irresponsibly.
  • Financial Irresponsibility Isn’t Attractive: 4 in 10 people say irresponsible spending is a bigger turnoff than bad breath
  • 51% of people say they would NOT MARRY someone with Bad Credit. Would you?