Arizona is one of the states that has a strong affinity for Chipotle.

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A generously sized hand-rolled burrito has a unique ability to unite food lovers.

It’s no surprise that Chipotle, a beloved nationwide fast-casual chain specializing in burritos, is adored by people all over the United States, including those in Arizona.

Both the U.S. and Mexico celebrate Cinco de Mayo, a well-known holiday. However, May 5th is also National Chipotle Day, a day to celebrate the chipotle pepper.

This fruit plays a crucial role in many Mexican dishes and serves as the inspiration for a popular fast food chain in the United States. Whether you prefer classic tacos or opt for Chipotle, it is the go-to choice for fulfilling your Mexican food desires., the premier source for in-depth coverage of Arizona sportsbooks, used consumer data from ScrapeHero to examine the ratio of Chipotle restaurants per 1 million people in every state and the proportion of all Chipotle locations in the country.

We examined Google Trends search data for “Chipotle near me” from the last 90 days to measure the level of interest in the chain. Each state was ranked based on a score of 0 to 100, with 100 indicating the highest interest and 0 indicating the lowest. The data was categorized and weighted to provide an accurate ranking for each state.

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States That Love Chipotle

Rank State Google Trends Search Volume Chipotle’s Per 1M People % Share of Chipotles in U.S.
10New York3610.36%

Arizona’s Ranking Among States Obsessed with Chipotle

In national rankings, Arizona ranked third in terms of Google search volume for Chipotle-related topics with 55 searches, behind Maryland (72) and Ohio (68).

Arizona comes in fourth place in the country for the number of Chipotle restaurants per capita, with 13.0 restaurants for every 1 million residents. Ohio, Maryland, and Virginia lead the way with 19.7, 17.1, and 14.5 restaurants per 1 million residents, respectively.

In our survey, Arizona outperformed Florida, Illinois, and Virginia based on three metrics. Additionally, California, Texas, Pennsylvania, and New York were also ranked in the top 10 states.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher, with over seven years of experience covering sports and sports betting in Arizona for, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News, now heads the writing team at

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