Special Report

These Are the Drunkest States in America

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5. Minnesota
> Adults drinking excessively: 21.7% (US share: 19.0%)
>Pct. driving deaths that are alcohol related: 30.0% — 25th highest (US share: 27.8%)
> Adults in poor of fair health: 12.1% — the lowest (US share: 17.2%)
> Poverty rate: 9.0% — 3rd lowest (US rate: 12.3%)
> Drunkest metro area in Minnesota: Mankato-North Mankato
> Adults drinking excessively in Mankato-North Mankato: 24.4% (14th highest among all 384 metro areas)
> Drunkest county in Minnesota: Chisago
> Adults drinking excessively in Chisago: 25.1% (41st highest among all 3,142 counties)

4. Nebraska
> Adults drinking excessively: 21.7% (US share: 19.0%)
>Pct. driving deaths that are alcohol related: 34.0% — 11th highest (US share: 27.8%)
> Adults in poor of fair health: 14.4% — 9th lowest (US share: 17.2%)
> Poverty rate: 9.9% — 10th lowest (US rate: 12.3%)
> Drunkest metro area in Nebraska: Lincoln
> Adults drinking excessively in Lincoln: 25.0% (12th highest among all 384 metro areas)
> Drunkest county in Nebraska: Lancaster
> Adults drinking excessively in Lancaster: 25.1% (39th highest among all 3,142 counties)

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3. Iowa
> Adults drinking excessively: 22.1% (US share: 19.0%)
>Pct. driving deaths that are alcohol related: 26.9% — 16th lowest (US share: 27.8%)
> Adults in poor of fair health: 14.5% — 11th lowest (US share: 17.2%)
> Poverty rate: 11.2% — 20th lowest (US rate: 12.3%)
> Drunkest metro area in Iowa: Dubuque
> Adults drinking excessively in Dubuque: 24.0% (21st highest among all 384 metro areas)
> Drunkest county in Iowa: Johnson
> Adults drinking excessively in Johnson: 24.6% (61st highest among all 3,142 counties)

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2. North Dakota
> Adults drinking excessively: 24.1% (US share: 19.0%)
>Pct. driving deaths that are alcohol related: 43.2% — 2nd highest (US share: 27.8%)
> Adults in poor of fair health: 15.1% — 17th lowest (US share: 17.2%)
> Poverty rate: 10.6% — 17th lowest (US rate: 12.3%)
> Drunkest metro area in North Dakota: Fargo
> Adults drinking excessively in Fargo: 25.1% (11th highest among all 384 metro areas)
> Drunkest county in North Dakota: Williams
> Adults drinking excessively in Williams: 26.3% (20th highest among all 3,142 counties)

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1. Wisconsin
> Adults drinking excessively: 24.2% (US share: 19.0%)
>Pct. driving deaths that are alcohol related: 36.2% — 6th highest (US share: 27.8%)
> Adults in poor of fair health: 16.7% — 23rd lowest (US share: 17.2%)
> Poverty rate: 10.4% — 16th lowest (US rate: 12.3%)
> Drunkest metro area in Wisconsin: Madison
> Adults drinking excessively in Madison: 27.8% (the highest among all 384 metro areas)
> Drunkest county in Wisconsin: Pierce
> Adults drinking excessively in Pierce: 28.6% (the highest among all 3,142 counties)