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Study shows Tucson has most expensive cup of coffee in Arizona

FILE - In this this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, Starbucks cups are shown mugs in a cafe in North Andover, Mass. Starbucks announced July 12, 2016, that it was raising prices slightly on brewed coffee, espresso and tea lattes in U.S. company-operated stores. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

A study from The Council for Community and Economic Research’s Cost of Living Index shows that the most expensive city to get a cup of coffee in Arizona is Tucson.

The data, showcasing the top 50 cities with the most expensive cup, has Tucson as the only Arizona city to crack the rankings at No. 47.

The $4.88 average is higher than Phoenix’s $4.68, Flagstaff’s $4.72 and Yuma’s $4.66.

The far and away leader of the prices is Honolulu, where the average price is an astounding $7.56. Major cities such as San Francisco, Seattle and New York land between $5.50 and $6.00.

California leads the top 50 with its eight cities making the cut, while Washington with the base of Starbucks has seven.


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