Milwaukee ranked the 8th best city for Fourth of July celebrations

MILWAUKEE -- With the Fourth of July just days away and the average household expected to spend $370.75 in celebration, the personal-finance website WalletHub followed up on its Fourth of July 2016 By The Numbers Report by identifying 2016's Best & Worst Cities for Fourth of July Celebrations -- and Milwaukee is the 8th best city for Fourth of July celebrations!

According to a news release from WalletHub, officials evaluated how well the 100 largest U.S. cities balance holiday cost and fun, using 16 key metrics such as fireworks show duration, three-star hotel prices and the weather forecast.

Here's how Milwaukee's Fourth of July celebrations ranked -- with 1 being the best, and 50 being average:

    The top 10 cities with the best Fourth of July celebrations are as follows:

    Seattle, Washington
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Washington, D.C.
    Portland, Oregon
    St. Louis, Missouri
    San Diego, California
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    San Francisco, California
    Orlando, Florida

    CLICK HERE to view WalletHub's full report.