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With a wide variety of mattresses available on the market, choosing the right one can pose a challenge. There are multiple factors to consider when shopping for a mattress, including materials, construction, pricing, firmness level, and size. Another important consideration is the origin of the mattress.
Customers who live in the United States may receive a mattress made in the U.S. more quickly than products manufactured outside the country, especially if the mattress is made on demand. Domestically produced mattresses may also spend less time sitting in a warehouse or packed up in plastic.
U.S.-based shoppers concerned with environmental impacts may also prefer to purchase a mattress made in the U.S. to reduce carbon emissions during the shipping process. Others may opt to purchase locally to support their city, state, or regional economy; to ensure they’re buying from a properly regulated work environment; or because they believe U.S. products to be of high quality due to strict manufacturing regulations.
We’ve compiled a list of the best mattresses made in the USA, along with information about their materials, performance, pricing, and more. We also provide tips on what to look for in American-made mattresses and explain which certifications are most important.
The Luxury Firm WinkBed’s construction combines responsive gel-infused polyfoam with zoned pocketed coils to provide sleepers with both support and pressure. The WinkBed is available in four firmness levels, but this medium firm (6) option proved highly popular during our in-house tests.
A Euro-top containing layers of adaptive foam comprises the comfort system. The support core is designed with zoned pocketed coils that reinforce the midsection and help prevent pressure points. This design also reduces motion transfer and promotes proper spinal alignment with high-density foam. The reinforced edges help sleepers get in and out of bed easily, and also use the entire surface of the mattress.
The medium firm feel of this mattress makes it best suited to side sleepers who weigh 130 to 230 pounds, and back and stomach sleepers weighing 230 pounds or less. A breathable, moisture-wicking Tencel cover also makes the Luxury Firm WinkBed a good option for hot sleepers.
Each WinkBed purchase includes a lifetime limited warranty in addition to a 120-night sleep trial. Customers also receive free shipping and returns within the contiguous U.S. The mattresses are made to order in a U.S. factory and shipped as a manageably sized mattress-in-a-box.
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The Layla Memory Foam Mattress is flippable, allowing sleepers to choose between a medium soft (4) and a firm (7) side. To change sides, sleepers can simply flip the mattress over.
The medium soft side features copper gel-infused memory foam over a layer of polyfoam as the comfort system. The two sides share a high-density polyfoam support core, and the firm side features a thinner layer of copper gel-infused memory foam forming the comfort layer.
Both sides have a soft polyester and viscose cover that includes a ThermoGEL cooling agent. The softer side’s cover has a white and gray hexagon pattern, while the firm side features a black and gray pattern.
The softer side of the mattress offers the best pressure relief and support to side sleepers under 130 pounds, while the firm side offers excellent support for stomach and back sleepers who weigh between 130 and 230 pounds.
Since this mattress’ firmness level can change depending on the side used, it’s a great option for Airbnb owners and people who want to experiment with different firmness levels. It also provides very good motion isolation, which is useful for couples who want to sleep next to each other undisturbed. Additionally, its construction and materials provide very good temperature neutrality, especially for an all-foam bed.
The USA-made mattress is available in twin, twin XL, full, queen, king, and California king sizes. Layla knows the importance of having the best pillows, so buyers receive two free pillows in addition to free shipping within the contiguous U.S. Layla also offers a 120-night sleep trial and a lifetime warranty.
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The Saatva Classic is a coil-on-coil innerspring mattress that combines multiple layers of foam and coils, creating a responsive but breathable bed. It features a polyfoam pillow-top, a memory foam lumbar pad, and pocketed 14.5-gauge microcoils, along with a support core of 13-gauge hourglass coils.
The dual-coil design and soft cotton cover encourage breathability, making this mattress a good choice for hot sleepers. Its coil-based construction also adds the edge support and bounce necessary for sleepers to move across the bed easily. With proper care, this bed’s durable, supportive construction should provide many years of comfort.
The Saatva Classic is available with firmness levels of soft (3), medium firm (6), or firm (8) and heights of 11.5 or 14.5 inches. It comes in twin, twin XL, full, queen, king, split king, California king, and split California king sizes.
The mattress comes with a lifetime limited warranty and a 365-night sleep trial. The company offers free White Glove delivery within the contiguous U.S., which means a professional will deliver the mattress and set it up in your home. Saatva will also collect your old mattress and foundation for disposal.
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This 12-inch all-foam mattress features the company’s own creation called AirFoam. The high-resilience AirFoam is intended to add breathability for a cooler sleep experience while effectively cushioning high-pressure areas of the body. The bed’s comfort system layers 2.5 inches of plush AirFoam over 1.5 inches of polyfoam and another 1-inch layer of firmer AirFoam for a responsive but supportive feel. The mattress’ support core is made with 7 inches of high-density polyfoam.
An ivory-colored organic cotton cover contributes to the mattress’ breathability. For hot sleepers who like the feel of a responsive foam bed, this mattress may offer a great option.
The all-foam Nolah Signature 12’s medium (5) firmness level offers a combination of support and pressure relief to back, side, and stomach sleepers weighing less than 130 pounds. Back and stomach sleepers weighing more than 130 pounds, however, may prefer a firmer foam mattress or may want to try another style of mattress, such as a hybrid or innerspring.
Nolah includes a lifetime limited warranty and a 120-night sleep trial with each mattress purchase, and the company offers free shipping and returns within the contiguous U.S.
Nolah manufactures its mattresses in eight factories located in the U.S. using American-made materials. It takes about a week for the company to create a mattress before shipping it via FedEx. After a mattress ships, deliveries generally take 1 to 4 business days.
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Helix Sleep offers more than a dozen hybrid mattresses to choose from, most of which are designed for specific body types and sleep positions. We’ve tested them all and the Dusk Luxe is one of the company’s most universally appealing options. A medium firm (6) feel, plush Euro-top construction, and a supportive coil system create a comfortable balance of cushioning and support that is particularly well suited to couples and co-sleepers.
Three foam layers make up the comfort system. These layers are progressively firmer and denser from top to bottom, allowing your body to gently settle into the Euro-top surface. The support core contains pocketed coils over high-density base foam. A zoned arrangement places thicker, sturdier coils beneath your torso and hips for extra reinforcement, since people tend to carry extra weight in these areas. The perimeter is also bolstered with thicker coils to reduce sinkage when you get in and out of bed.
A cover made of breathable, moisture-wicking Tencel encases the mattress to help you stay cool and dry. Air circulates freely through the coil system for added thermoregulation. During our hands-on tests, the Dusk Luxe shows very little heat buildup and earned high ratings for temperature control. We also found the mattress was adequately supportive for side and back sleepers weighing up to 230 pounds, and stomach sleepers under 130 pounds.
The Dusk Luxe’s sticker price is in line with other luxury hybrids and Helix Sleep offers free delivery to all 50 states. Each purchase is backed by a 100-night trial period with free return shipping and a 15-year warranty against structural defects.
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If you wake up feeling sore or stiff, your mattress may be a primary culprit. Sleep surfaces that don’t cushion the body and evenly distribute your weight can create pressure buildup in areas like the neck, shoulders, lower back, and hips. The Bear Elite Hybrid is a mattress designed to mitigate this issue. You can choose from three firmness levels based on your weight and sleep position, and a zoned transitional layer pushes back against areas of the body with disproportionate amounts of weight.
The Elite Hybrid begins with a memory foam comfort layer. A copper fiber infusion helps offset the foam’s heat-retaining properties, so the surface should remain relatively cool. Convoluted polyfoam forms the transitional layer. This component is divided into five firmness zones with extra reinforcement for the midsection and a gentler feel elsewhere.
The support core contains pocketed coils designed to move independently from one another, resulting in strong support without excessive motion transfer. Thicker coils line the perimeter to push back against your weight when you lie near the edges of the mattress or get in and out of bed. High-density base foam completes the hybrid design, and a cover made of heat-dissipating Celliant-blend fabric encases the entire mattress.
You can choose between medium (5), medium firm (6), and firm (8) designs for your Elite Hybrid, each with unique strengths. Our testing showed the medium feel was best suited to side and back sleepers weighing less than 130 pounds. This design contours closely to cushion the body, and may sink excessively beneath people who weigh more. The ultra-supportive firm feel was most popular among our side sleepers weighing more than 230 pounds, back sleepers of at least 130 pounds, and stomach sleepers between 130 and 230 pounds. If you’re looking for a balance of cushioning and support, the medium firm feel should be a good fit.
The mattress is available in seven sizes, including a split king for couples who share adjustable beds. If you and your partner have contrasting firmness preferences, you can order a split king with a different feel on each side. Bear offers free shipping throughout the contiguous U.S. Each order comes with a 120-night sleep trial, and the mattress is further backed by a lifetime warranty.
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Many associate pain and pressure relief with soft, adaptive mattresses. This may be true for some people, but others need a firmer, more responsive surface with gentle contouring to experience less discomfort. The latter are good candidates for the Birch Mattress, a medium firm (6) latex hybrid that cradles the body while pushing back against the sleeper’s weight. The result is a very balanced feel for those who need extra support from their sleep surface.
The mattress begins with wool and rayon batting sewn into the cover. This material serves as a fire barrier and also has moisture-wicking properties to help you stay dry. A second batting layer contains pure, GOTS-certified organic wool for added cooling. Talalay latex is used in the comfort system, giving the Birch considerable bounce on the surface. The latex is certified by the Rainforest Alliance, ensuring the rubber trees used to produce the latex are sustainably grown.
The support core contains pocketed coils over a second wool-rayon fire barrier layer. The coils are zoned with extra perimeter reinforcement, so you should feel stable lying near the edges of the mattress or getting in and out of bed. Steady air currents flow through the coils to help the interior maintain a comfortable temperature, and the latex is ventilated for extra airflow near the surface. Even by latex hybrid standards, the mattress sleeps exceptionally cool. Our tests show the Birch’s mid-range feel is best suited to people weighing 130 to 230 pounds across all position groups. Heavier side sleepers and lighter back and stomach sleepers may also find the mattress comfortable.
The Birch’s price-point falls below that of the average hybrid model and shipping is free to all 50 states. Each order comes with a sleep trial spanning 100 nights, and those who choose to keep their mattress also receive a 25-year warranty.
Best for Side Sleepers
Another popular version of the WinkBed is the Softer WinkBed, which feels noticeably plusher than its Luxury Firm counterpart. Thick foam layers contained within a Euro-top cushion the body to improve spinal alignment and alleviate pressure, particularly where side sleepers are concerned. This mattress is considered medium soft (4)
The support core features pocketed coils designed to move independently from one another, resulting in minimal motion transfer. The coils are zoned to bolster the midsection – where people tend to carry extra weight – and reinforce the perimeter against deep sinkage when owners sleep near or sit along the edges.
The Softer WinkBed’s cover is composed of breathable, moisture-wicking Tencel fabric, and air flows throughout the coil system. Despite the thick foam layers, this mattress is a good option for hot sleepers. The above-average motion isolation should also ensure minimal disruptions for co-sleepers.
Ground shipping is free for all customers in the contiguous U.S. Like other WinkBed models, the Softer is backed by a 120-night trial period and a lifetime warranty.
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This firm (8) mattress’ durable construction and supportive coils offer excellent support to sleepers weighing more than 230 pounds, no matter their preferred sleeping position. Its hybrid design promotes breathability, creating a cool sleep experience, and it’s a good choice for active sleepers, who will be able to move easily across the Titan Plus’s responsive surface.
Despite its ability to provide a bouncy, easy-to-navigate surface and above-average edge support, this mattress also offers good motion isolation, making it a good option for couples or those who share a bed with a pet or child.
The mattress is constructed with a 1-inch top comfort layer of gel-infused memory foam over a 2-inch layer of TitanFlex foam that adds cushioning and responsiveness to the bed, while 6 inches of individually wrapped pocketed coils and an additional 2 inches of high-density polyfoam create a sturdy support core.
For those concerned about sleeping warm despite the mattress’ breathability, the company offers an optional cooling top panel, which can be sewn into the surface of the mattress for an additional charge.
This bed is available exclusively on Brooklyn Bedding’s website. Shoppers can choose a twin, twin XL, full, queen, king, California king, or split California king mattress size. The Titan Plus is made to order in Brooklyn Bedding’s Arizona factory and shipped in a box. The company offers free shipping and returns to customers in the contiguous U.S. Each mattress also includes a 10-year limited warranty and a 120-night sleep trial.
Our Sleep Foundation team genuinely wants to provide you with the best information about sleep products to help you make a fully informed purchasing decision. We have years of experience in the sleep product industry, and we personally research and test each product we review.
To provide the most accurate and detailed information possible, we tested each USA-made mattress and scored them on several areas of performance, including durability, pressure relief, and temperature neutrality. We have a variety of sleepers on our team of varying body types and preferred sleep positions to ensure we get the best and most wide-ranging results.
When choosing a mattress made in the USA, it’s important to consider the design, materials, pricing, and performance of the product. Other considerations include the company’s policies, such as trial periods and warranties, as well as your sleep needs and lifestyle.
If you plan to purchase the mattress in a store, you’ll need to find a company with a location nearby. However, many U.S. companies provide free shipping on beds purchased within the contiguous United States, making ordering mattresses from other areas of the country convenient and affordable.
When shopping for a mattress, we encourage you to pay attention to the specific details of each model instead of just the marketing materials from the mattress company, which can be vague and misleading.
We also urge you to consider your bed preferences. If you already have a specific material you prefer, such as memory foam or latex, it will narrow your search and save time.
To make your purchasing decision easier, we’ve put together a list of the top things to look for when buying an American-made bed. When searching for your ideal mattress, these factors will help ensure you get a quality product that meets your unique needs while fitting within your budget.
Pricing is an important factor in any mattress purchasing decision, and models vary widely in cost. A mattress’ pricing generally hinges on its design, features, materials, size, and where it’s made.
Mattresses made in the USA may come at a higher price tag than those made in other countries, due to higher labor costs, the use of high-quality materials, and more stringent safety and environmental regulations. However, many shoppers prefer U.S.-made mattresses because higher local wages and stricter regulations support the health and safety of their community and local economy.
Mattresses perform differently depending on your specific sleep style. You should consider if you sleep on your side, stomach, back, or a combination of the three. It’s essential that shoppers look for a mattress designed to accommodate their preferred sleep position.
For example, memory foam mattresses generally aren’t the best choice for stomach sleepers, who often require the firmer support of a hybrid or innerspring mattress. However, memory foam models may offer a side sleeper excellent pressure relief.
The materials used in a bed’s design determine its breathability, supportiveness, firmness level, pricing, ease of cleaning, and durability.
Shoppers may benefit from researching a company’s policies on material sourcing. Some companies make an effort to source their materials locally, which may be preferable to people who want to support American jobs or limit their carbon footprint with local-only purchases.
For those seeking a USA-made product, it’s important to clarify that the bed is actually made in the U.S. instead of simply assembled there. To do so, look for the terminology “Made in USA” instead of “Assembled in the USA.”
The firmness level of a mattress plays an important role in how it supports a sleeper. A softer mattress may provide excellent pressure relief and support to a side sleeper, while a firm mattress might help a stomach sleeper maintain proper posture.
If you aren’t sure which firmness level works best for you, you may want to visit a mattress store to try out several options in person.
If a mattress doesn’t support a sleeper correctly, it can lead to an uncomfortable sleep experience, along with aches upon waking. A mattress with good pressure relief limits stress on key points of the body, such as the hips and shoulders.
For those who share the bed, a mattress with good motion isolation helps prevent sleep disturbances when their partner moves around or gets in and out of bed. Mattresses that contain memory foam often perform very well in this category.
Many people tend to overheat while sleeping. To maintain a comfortable temperature, shoppers should look for a mattress with good temperature regulation.
Mattresses that regulate temperature well typically include breathable materials and a construction that promotes adequate airflow. Generally, coil-based beds offer better airflow, while all-foam mattresses, especially those with thick or dense memory foam layers, tend to trap heat.
Edge support allows people to sit or sleep on the edge of a mattress without experiencing significant sagging. Those who like to sleep toward the edge of the bed, or people who have trouble getting in and out of bed, may prefer a mattress with good edge support. Many mattresses include reinforced edges to prevent sinkage along the perimeter of the mattress.
Contouring refers to how well a mattress conforms to the shape of the sleeper’s body. Materials with high point elasticity such as memory foam typically contour better than other materials like polyfoam.
The type of mattress a shopper chooses can change their entire sleep experience, so it’s vital that you put careful thought into the design that’s best for you. Most sleepers can find a suitable bed among the three most common types: foam, innerspring, and hybrid.
When deciding whether to purchase a mattress made internationally or one manufactured in the U.S., there are many reasons to opt for the American-made mattress.
For example, you may want to contribute to your local economy and support businesses that provide good working conditions for employees. You also may wish to limit environmental impacts by buying from American companies that won’t need to ship your mattress overseas, thus reducing their carbon footprint.
Finally, you may prefer a product that has spent less time sitting in a warehouse, or you may want to take advantage of American manufacturing standards, which can affect the safety, environmental impacts, and quality of the product.
Products sold in the U.S. must meet multiple safety, environmental, and quality standards. In addition, the employer must follow certain guidelines regarding workplace practices.
In order to manufacture products in the USA, companies must adhere to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and other labor laws that ensure a safe and fair workplace.
They also must follow safety standards provided by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, which include regulations on chemicals used during manufacturing and the flammability of the product.
Finally, America’s environmental regulations are stricter than those in many other parts of the world, giving buyers peace of mind that their product is being manufactured with less of an impact to the environment.
Under laws created by the U.S. government, all workers have the right to a safe workplace.
OSHA was created to enforce worker safety standards. In order to meet OSHA’s standards, workplaces must follow safety regulations that require eliminating or reducing hazards.
For example, employers must use the safest chemicals feasibly possible to create products. They must also provide proper protective equipment for employees, such as gloves and masks, when necessary.
Employers in the U.S. must also follow labor laws that ensure products aren’t made using child labor or by employees making less than the minimum wage.
Buying American-made products can stimulate the region’s economy, create new jobs for the community you live in, and improve quality of life for local workers. When people shop locally it also supports the overall U.S. economy.
Less Time Packed Up & Vacuum Sealed
When you buy a product made locally, it often spends less time sitting in a warehouse or vacuum sealed in plastic.
Some American-based brands even forgo the mattress compression process entirely, meaning there should be no chemical smell of a new mattress when you receive it.
Carbon Footprint & Environmental Manufacturing Processes
Products made and shipped close to home likely won’t spend as much time in transit, which can help reduce carbon output during the shipping process.
In addition, shoppers can look for American manufacturers that attempt to reduce their environmental impact in other ways.
To find those manufacturers, look for third-party certifications that show a company’s dedication to sustainability and sourcing environmentally friendly materials, such as the American Sustainable Business Council, Green America, or USDA Organic.
Most companies manufacturing mattresses in the USA advertise that fact, since many shoppers prefer an American-made product.
To comply with Federal Trade Commission standards, a product marketed as being “American-made” or “Made in USA” must be “all or virtually all” manufactured in the U.S. However, the FTC does not certify companies’ claims, and no preapproval is required before a company can advertise its products as USA-made.
Most companies will include information on where a mattress is made either on the product page or “about us” page on the company website. Shoppers can also contact most companies directly for information on the manufacturing process.
Purchasing a mattress manufactured in the U.S. gives many shoppers peace of mind. Since the mattress and the company’s manufacturing process must meet government standards while adhering to strict regulations, a certain level of quality is ensured.
However, for shoppers in search of a top-quality mattress that meets high environmental standards, third-party certifications can provide an additional layer of quality control.
CertiPUR-US: The CertiPUR-US certification provides assurance that foams are made without heavy metals, ozone depleters, formaldehyde, certain flame retardants, or phthalates regulated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Additionally, this certification indicates low volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions for indoor air quality.
Eco-conscious shoppers may prefer a mattress with this certification to ensure it is held to standards that go above and beyond government regulations.
OEKO-TEX Standard 100: The OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certification ensures that a product has been tested for a variety of harmful substances and poses no harm to human health.The testing goes beyond what’s mandated in government regulations, and the certification holds products to strict health and safety requirements and quality assurance standards.
GREENGUARD Gold: The GREENGUARD Gold certification provides independent verification that a product does not impact indoor air quality in a way that negatively affects human health. The GREENGUARD Gold certification has even stricter standards than the regular GREENGUARD certification, which ensures that products used indoors meet chemical emissions standards.
The criteria for a GREENGUARD Gold certification is more stringent because it takes into account the needs of sensitive individuals, such as seniors and children. Products that are GREENGUARD Gold certified can be used in health care facilities and schools without concern for the impact to air quality.
Most quality USA-made mattresses cost between $1,000 and $2,000. However, the price range varies widely depending on several factors, including the quality and types of materials used in the mattress’ construction, as well as its design, sizing, and features.
The type of mattress also plays a part in its price. For example, innerspring and all-foam mattresses often come at a lower price than hybrid models. However, this is not true in every case and each mattress should be considered for its unique features.
Companies make every type of mattress imaginable in the United States, from all-foam to innerspring to hybrid. No matter what body weight or sleep preferences you have, a USA-made bed that meets your needs should be easy to find and purchase. In fact, many U.S. manufacturers offer several mattress types at varying firmness levels to meet the individual needs of the widest array of sleepers possible.
While the U.S. government does regulate companies’ American-made claims, it does not offer a “Made in the USA” certification. Companies do not need to seek approval before claiming products are made in the U.S. and can simply add that phrasing to their advertising.
However, if a company claims its products are American-made but does not comply with the “Made in USA” standards, it will be in breach of the law for false advertising. If reported, the company may face legal consequences.
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