Special Report

States Drinking the Most Beer

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15. Alabama
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 28.7 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -4.3% — 12nd smallest decrease ( -1.3 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -5.9% — 6th smallest decrease (-1.8 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.53 per gallon — 8th highest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 13.9% — 4th lowest
> Median household income: $51,734 — 5th lowest

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14. Nevada
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 28.8 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -14.3% — 2nd largest decrease ( -4.8 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -23.2% — 2nd largest decrease (-8.7 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.16 per gallon — 15th lowest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 19.3% — 22nd highest
> Median household income: $63,276 — 24th highest

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13. Wyoming
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 30.0 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): 1.7% — 2nd smallest increase ( 0.5 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -11.8% — 25th largest decrease (-4.0 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.02 per gallon — the lowest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 19.8% — 15th highest
> Median household income: $65,003 — 19th highest

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12. Iowa
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 30.9 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -5.5% — 20th smallest decrease ( -1.8 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -12.5% — 21st largest decrease (-4.4 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.19 per gallon — 19th lowest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 22.1% — 3rd highest
> Median household income: $61,691 — 21st lowest

11. Nebraska
> Beer shipment per adult 21+ in 2020: 31.3 gallons per adult
> 5 yr. change (2016-2020): -8.2% — 11th largest decrease ( -2.8 gallons)
> 10 yr. change (2010-2020): -12.3% — 22nd largest decrease (-4.4 gallons)
> Beer tax rate: $0.31 per gallon — 20th highest
> Adults who report excessive drinking: 21.7% — 4th highest
> Median household income: $63,229 — 25th highest

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