Relative to other costs in South Florida, taking in a Marlins or a Panthers
game (or suffering through a Dolphins or a Heat game) is a pretty good
The rating of .54 shows how the cost of going to a game in Anaheim compares
with the cost of living in Orange County. Though the cost of living is 60%
higher in Anaheim than in San Antonio, for example, the cost of going to an
Angels or a Ducks game is less than the cost of going to a Spurs game.
The cost of living in Salt Lake City is 1.3% below the national average, but
the cost of going to a Jazz game—the only major pro team in town—is 16% less
than the NBA average.
The cost of going to a Spurs game is way up there compared with the cost of
living in San Antonio in the first quarter of 2008. Texas is home to eight
major professional teams—San Antonio, Houston and Dallas ranked first, second
and third highest, respectively, in SI's city calculations.
How does the cost of going to a Packers game compare with the cost-of-living
index in Green Bay? What price will this market—the highest-ranked city outside
of Texas—bear? Almost anything.