Special Report

States Drinking the Most Beer

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35. California
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 24.7 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -3.1% — 8th smallest decrease ( -0.8 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -7.5% — 13th smallest decrease (-2.0 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.2 per gallon — 21st lowest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 19.2% — 23rd highest
> Median household income: $80,440 — 5th highest

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34. Pennsylvania
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 24.9 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -7.8% — 14th largest decrease ( -2.1 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -15.6% — 10th largest decrease (-4.6 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.08 per gallon — 5th lowest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 19.2% — 24th highest
> Median household income: $63,463 — 23rd highest

33. Idaho
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 25.0 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -6.4% — 20th largest decrease ( -1.7 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -15.3% — 11th largest decrease (-4.5 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.15 per gallon — 13th lowest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 16.6% — 10th lowest
> Median household income: $60,999 — 20th lowest

32. Ohio
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 25.5 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -9.9% — 7th largest decrease ( -2.8 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -18.5% — 7th largest decrease (-5.8 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.18 per gallon — 17th lowest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 20.2% — 14th highest
> Median household income: $58,642 — 15th lowest

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31. Florida
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 25.6 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -4.8% — 17th smallest decrease ( -1.3 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -9.5% — 21st smallest decrease (-2.7 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.48 per gallon — 9th highest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 17.1% — 16th lowest
> Median household income: $59,227 — 17th lowest

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