Huh? ranks Rochester as best city for pizza in the nation

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester is the best city for pizza in the nation according to

Now, it’s important to note, the website ranked cities by “ubiquity, ease of acquisition and availability” not taste or quality.

Rochester took the number one spot because with a population of 205,695, it has a “pizza per density” rating of 4.00, a “pizza per capita” of 70.01 and 18.6% of Rochester restaurants are pizza joints.

In comparison, Pittsburgh, PA at number two was given a “pizza per density” rating of 3.87, a “pizza per capita” of 70.93 and 18.19% of its restaurants are pizza joints.

Some cities that normally come to mind when people think of iconic pizza — New York City, Chicago and Detroit — don’t even make’s top 40.

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