BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield ranks 70th out of 200 United States cities when it comes to the best cities for thrift shopping in 2023, according to one study.
According to Lawn Love, 200 of the biggest United States cities were compared by five categories and ranked.
The five categories included access to thrift stores, consignment shops, flea markets and specialty reuse stores, such as Goodwill, according to Lawn Love.
Bakersfield ranks 70th just after Eugene, Oregon (69th) and before St. Paul, Minnesota (71st), according to Lawn Love.
Here is a list of thrift stores in the Bakersfield are:
- Bernard Thrift
- Downtown Thrift
- Junk-Atique Outlet Thrift Store
- Lily’s Thrift treasures
- In Your Wildest Dreams
- Meritus Mall
- A dream Shared
- Blue World
- Bakersfield Vintage
National Thrift Store Day is Thursday, Aug. 16, and a neat way to celebrate would be going to a local thrift shop and thrifting some second-hand goods.
The top five cities that rank best for thrift shopping include:
- New York, New York
- Los Angeles, California
- Houston, Texas
- San Antonio, Texas
- Chicago, Illinois
According to Lawn Love, Los Angeles is a “top destination” for clothes and general merchandise, even some in high-end labels. Los Angeles also has the most estate sales and Goodwills.