, the nation’s premier resource for men’s grooming products and advice, set out to determine which U.S. city was currently home to the country’s most handsome men.

“We’re in the business of making men more handsome and as we grow, it’s important for us to keep abreast of how men throughout the country prioritize good grooming,” said Founder and CEO Mike Gilman. just released the results from their 2017 research and here are the major markets in order of most handsome men:

1. Seattle, WA
2. San Francisco, CA
3. Portland, OR
4. Denver, CO
5. Washington, DC
6. Minneapolis, MN
7. Boston, MA
8. Austin, TX
9. San Diego, CA
10. Raleigh, NC
11. Baltimore, MD
12. New York, NY
13. Chicago, IL
14. Atlanta, GA
15. Nashville, TN
16. Charlotte, NC
17. Cincinnati, OH
18. Phoenix, AZ
19. Los Angeles, CA
20. Las Vegas, NV
21. Philadelphia, PA
22. Miami, FL
23. Dallas, TX
24. Houston, TX

While handsomeness may be subjective, the criteria in this survey measure the men in each city’s commitment to appearance. based the findings on the following criteria: amount spent on personal care services per man, spend on personal care products per man, spend on shaving needs per man, spend on apparel per man and the fittest cities in the nation.

This is the second incarnation of the Most Handsome Cities List. Compared to 2015 results, only the top two spots remained the same. What’s changed? Portland beat out DC for the third spot. New York and Boston both fell a few spots while Minneapolis moved up and Raleigh makes its first appearance on the list.

Grooming Lounge found that men in Seattle spent the most, approximately $682 on personal care items and services annually, while men in Miami spent only $472. Despite being the fittest city in the nation, the average guy in DC spent less on the clothes that make the man since 2015, bringing the nation’s capital down to the number 5 spot.


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