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America's Most Shopaholic City: Washington D.C.!

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There are a select few American cities that are renowned for their shopping: New York with the likes of Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman, Los Angeles and the iconic Fred Segal, even Dallas as the famous birthplace of Neiman Marcus.

But none of those cities, according to a new study, rate as the country's most "shopaholic." Bundle.com gathered up US Census spending data, info from credit card companies and "third party data providers" and figured out which American metropolis boasts the most shopping-crazy residents.

And the winner is...

Washington D.C.!

It's true: while the national average spent per month on clothes, shoes and other "wear" is $142.08, D.C. residents spend an average of $263.

Which other cities ranked as the country's big spenders? See Bundle's list, below:

1. Washington D.C.
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $263

2. Arlington, Virginia
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $254.58

3. Nashville, Tennessee
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $251.17

4. Scottsdale, Arizona
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $243.17

5. Dallas, Texas
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $228.58

6. San Francisco, California
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $227.42

7. San Jose, California
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $221.17

8. Seattle, Washington
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $221.17

9. Austin, Texas
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $213

10. Bakersfield, California
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $201.50

Where's New York? Where's Los Angeles? Chicago? Miami?

Some of the major cities may be absent, we're guessing, because their populations include both the wealthiest and the poorest. In Manhattan, for example, one in five residents lives below the poverty line and the gap between the wealthy and the poor is the widest in the country (which sort of explains this).

Read more about the study at Bundle.com. Have a bone to pick with the list? Voice your opinions below.

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