Nerd Alert: This Florida city was named one of the top 10 'geekiest' cities in America, survey says

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Whether you're a Star Wars fan or a Fortnite gamer, Orlando is home to a wide variety of fan clubs, cosplayers, and collectors – and because of that, it was named one of the "geekiest" cities in America. 

In a survey conducted by Lawn Love, 200 of the nation's largest cities were ranked on their "geekiness level." Orlando ranked eighth, according to the survey.

The survey, which was conducted in honor of "Embrace Your Geekness Day" (July 13), compared the numbers of stores that sell comic books and video games, as well as host meetup groups, costumes, and other events, such as comic conventions and Renaissance festivals.

When it comes to comic book stores, Orlando ranked 16th, and 13th for costume stores. 

Here are the top 10 geekiest cities in the United States:

  1. New York, NY
  2. Los Angeles, CA
  3. Las Vegas, NV
  4. Atlanta, GA
  5. San Antonio, TX
  6. Houston, TX
  7. Chicago, IL
  8. Orlando, FL
  9. Austin, TX
  10. Portland, OR