Published On: Apr 25 2014 03:01:38 PM CDTUpdated On: Apr 28 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT
Think people in your city are funny? Take a look at a list of the funniest cities in America, put together by experts from the Humor Research Lab at the University of Colorado using a "humor algorithm."
Researchers tracked the 50 largest U.S. cities using data points such as the number of native-born famous comedians, the number of comedy club in each city, the number of funny tweeters, the number of comedy radio stations and the frequency of humor-related web searches originating in each city.
9. San Francisco
7. Los Angeles
6. New York City
5. Portland, Ore.
4. Washington D.C.
1. Chicago. Known for its improvisational and situation-based humor, Chicago residents like "deadpan and quick-witted humor," according to the study.
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