The list is determined by a compilation of sales data from cities with more than 100,000 residents on a per capita basis and includes purchases of romance novels and relationship books (both Kindle and print); romantic comedy movies (DVDs and digital); a curated list of romantic music, including artists like Adele, John Legend, Ed Sheeran, Drake, Brad Paisley and Barry White (CDs and MP3 format); as well as the sales of sexual wellness products.
Amazon did not indicate whether they factored in sales of cigars.
Here’s Amazon’s list of cities:
|1. San Antonio, Texas||11. Columbia, S.C.|
|2. Miami, Fla.||12. Vancouver, Wash.|
|3. Alexandria, Va.||13. Gainesville, Fla.|
|4. Orlando, Fla.||14. Seattle, Wash.|
|5. Salt Lake City, Utah||15. Scottsdale, Ariz.|
|6. Knoxville, Tenn.||16. Tampa, Fla.|
|7. Cincinnati, Ohio||17. Las Vegas, Nev.|
|8. Pittsburgh, Pa.||18. Portland, Ore.|
|9. Atlanta, Ga.||19. Round Rock, Texas|
|10. Ann Arbor, Mich.||20. Rochester, N.Y.|
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