San Diego is the No. 5 Best City for Thrifting

Trendy threads, vintage vestures, or sophisticated staples — no matter your style, buying secondhand can give your wallet (and the Earth) a break.

To mark National Thrift Shop Day on Aug. 17, Lawn Love ranked 2022’s Best Cities for Thrifting.

How does San Diego stack up?

San Diego’s Rank in Some Key Metrics (1st = Best)
  • Consignment Shops – 9th
  • Goodwill Outlet Stores – 4th
  • Average Monthly Google Searches for “Thrift Store,” “Flea Market,” and “Thrift Store Near Me” Over Past 12 Months – 6th

To come up with the ranking, Lawn Love looked at the number of thrift stores, consignment shops, flea markets, Goodwill boutiques, outlets, and other specialty thrift shops in each of the 200 biggest U.S. cities. Lawn Love also considered Google search interest in thrifting-related keywords over the past year.

The full ranking and analysis are available here:

Why is Lawn Love ranking the Best Cities for Thrifting?

The U.S. secondhand market is projected to see its fastest growth, 24%, this year. And secondhand stores aren’t just great for clothes — they offer many items to freshen up your outdoor living space, too.

Breathe new life into used home improvement materials and outdoor furnishings from flea markets, Habitat for Humanity ReStores, and other thrift shops — then hire a local Lawn Love pro to complete your yard’s new look.

Happy thrifting!