National Thrift Store Day is Coming, Where Does Colorado Rank?

By Elizabeth Weiler on August 14, 2023
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Goodwill Outlets is Denver Colorado Photo: KOSI 1011 staff

Denver, CO — National Thrift Store Day is among us on August 17th, where does Colorado rank on the list of most thrift savvy states? 

National Thrift Store Day is all about supporting local thrift shops and some data suggests Colorado is number 11 on the list of most thrifty states. analyzed Google search data to rank the top Colorado cities based on the number of vintage stores and shops present in the state.

Among this data, 1,013,640 searches for vintage/resale apps puts Colorado at an index score of 17.3. Ranking Colorado the 11th most thrift savvy state. More specifically, “thrift savvy” relates to how sustainable the state is. Using the top 20 most recognized vintage and thrift sites and apps, BetColorado unveiled the most sustainable states by analyzing the activity of their users. 

However, when determining the best thrift experiences, sites like The Street put Denver, CO at number 1. 

Top thrift savvy Colorado cities

Rank Colorado Number of vintage stores
1 Denver 306
2 Colorado Springs 95
3 Aurora 72
4 Littleton 50
5 Centennial 32
6 Boulder 26
7 Longmont 24
8 Loveland 23
9 Greeley 20
10 Grand Junction 18
11 Greenwood Village 14
12 Durango 7
13 Windsor 6
14 Louisville 5
15 Aspen 2
16 Fort Morgan 2
17 Alamosa 2
18 Basalt 1
19 Monte Vista 1
20 Briggsdale 1

Where are your favorite Colorado Thrift stores? 

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