- Between Uber and Lyft, millennials are spending upwards of $US100 a month on ridesharing services in some cities.
- Money managing app Empower surveyed 50,000 users across the US to determine how much millennials pay for Uber and Lyft per month in 29 cities.
- Uber and Lyft were born in San Francisco and users there spend the most.
Getting around major metropolitan areas can be hard on foot and at times unbearable using underground transportation. Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft thrive in areas with a highly concentrated population – and some millennials are spending over $US100 a month to use them.
Money-managing app Empower compiled user data to calculate exactly how much money Millennials spend on Uber and Lyft per month. The platform helps users build budgets and monitor spending and encourages users to link their main payment account to track their transactions.
Empower identified users who used Uber or Lyft at least once in the three months prior to the day the app surveyed the data. The data was grouped by location with a minimum of 50 ridesharing users in top metropolitan cities. The data reflects raw transactions pulled from 50,000 users across the US.
Uber and Lyft were born in San Francisco and it comes as no surprise users there spend the most. Check out which other cities millennial are spending the most on Uber and Lyft per month.
St. Louis, Missouri
Average amount spent on Uber: $US30
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US20
Indianapolis, Indiana
Average amount spent on Uber: $US31
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US24
Charlotte, North Carolina
Average amount spent on Uber: $US34
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US23
Tampa, Florida
Average amount spent on Uber: $US34
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US21
San Antonio, Texas
Average amount spent on Uber: $US36
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US32
San Diego, California
Average amount spent on Uber: $US35
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US36
Phoenix, Arizona
Average amount spent on Uber: $US30
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US40
Orlando, Florida
Average amount spent on Uber: $US37
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US40
Denver, Colorado
Average amount spent on Uber: $US38
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US40
Portland, Oregon
Average amount spent on Uber: $US29
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US41
Detroit, Michigan
Average amount spent on Uber: $US42
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US21
Dallas, Texas
Average amount spent on Uber: $US42
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US36
Houston, Texas
Average amount spent on Uber: $US43
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US34
Austin, Texas
Average amount spent on Uber: $US48
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US37
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Average amount spent on Uber: $US49
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US50
Richmond, Virginia
Average amount spent on Uber: $US52
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US32
Las Vegas, Nevada
Average amount spent on Uber: $US53
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US43
San Jose, California
Average amount spent on Uber: $US54
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US49
Seattle, Washington
Average amount spent on Uber: $US55
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US53
Atlanta, Georgia
Average amount spent on Uber: $US56
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US42
Los Angeles, California
Average amount spent on Uber: $US64
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US48
Chicago, Illinois
Average amount spent on Uber: $US66
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US52
Miami, Florida
Average amount spent on Uber: $US70
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US51
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Average amount spent on Uber: $US73
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US46
Washington, D.C.
Average amount spent on Uber: $US79
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US46
New York, New York
Average amount spent on Uber: $US84
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US54
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Average amount spent on Uber: $US46
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US85
Boston, Massachusetts
Average amount spent on Uber: $US95
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US55
San Francisco, California
Average amount spent on Uber: $US110
Average amount spent on Lyft: $US89
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