Special Report

The Drunkest City in Every State

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New Mexico: Albuquerque
> Adults who drink excessively: 16.5%
> Adults who drink excessively in New Mexico 16.2% — 9th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 31.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in New Mexico: 30.5% — 20th highest
> Median household income: $51,134
> Median household income in New Mexico: $47,169 — 4th lowest
> MSA population: 916,791

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New York: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls
> Adults who drink excessively: 22.2%
> Adults who drink excessively in New York 18.8% — 25th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 16.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in New York: 20.9% — 3rd lowest
> Median household income: $56,195
> Median household income in New York: $67,844 — 14th highest
> MSA population: 1,130,152

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North Carolina: Jacksonville
> Adults who drink excessively: 22.3%
> Adults who drink excessively in North Carolina 16.9% — 14th lowest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 33.3%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in North Carolina: 29.5% — 23rd lowest
> Median household income: $50,639
> Median household income in North Carolina: $53,855 — 11th lowest
> MSA population: 197,683

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North Dakota: Fargo
> Adults who drink excessively: 25.1%
> Adults who drink excessively in North Dakota 24.1% — 2nd highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 35.3%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in North Dakota: 43.2% — 2nd highest
> Median household income: $65,073
> Median household income in North Dakota: $63,837 — 18th highest
> MSA population: 245,471

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Ohio: Columbus
> Adults who drink excessively: 20.6%
> Adults who drink excessively in Ohio 20.2% — 14th highest
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 31.4%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol in Ohio: 32.7% — 14th highest
> Median household income: $64,052
> Median household income in Ohio: $56,111 — 18th lowest
> MSA population: 2,106,541

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