Special Report

The Drunkest City in Every State

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Kansas: Lawrence
> Adults who drink excessively: 24.0%
> Adults who drink excessively in Kansas 18.7% — 24th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 33.3%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in Kansas: 21.9% — 5th lowest
> Median household income: $54,668
> Median household income in Kansas: $58,218 — 21st lowest
> MSA population: 121,436

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Kentucky: Lexington-Fayette
> Adults who drink excessively: 19.8%
> Adults who drink excessively in Kentucky 17.3% — 17th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 24.7%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in Kentucky: 26.1% — 11th lowest
> Median household income: $56,784
> Median household income in Kentucky: $50,247 — 7th lowest
> MSA population: 516,697

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Louisiana: Baton Rouge
> Adults who drink excessively: 21.5%
> Adults who drink excessively in Louisiana 19.6% — 19th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 33.6%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in Louisiana: 33.1% — 13th highest
> Median household income: $57,843
> Median household income in Louisiana: $47,905 — 5th lowest
> MSA population: 831,310

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Maine: Portland-South Portland
> Adults who drink excessively: 22.1%
> Adults who drink excessively in Maine 20.2% — 13th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 34.4%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in Maine: 36.7% — 5th highest
> Median household income: $69,980
> Median household income in Maine: $55,602 — 16th lowest
> MSA population: 535,420

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Maryland: California-Lexington Park
> Adults who drink excessively: 19.0%
> Adults who drink excessively in Maryland 16.6% — 11th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 45.5%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in Maryland: 28.9% — 20th lowest
> Median household income: $92,250
> Median household income in Maryland: $83,242 — the highest
> MSA population: 112,664

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