Special Report

The 50 Drunkest Cities in America

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50. Reno, Nevada
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 22.3% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 38.9% — No. 23 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $72,132 — No. 57 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 475,290

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49. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, New York
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 22.4% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 17.5% — No. 353 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $60,105 — No. 186 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 1,127,983

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48. Scranton–Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 22.4% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 27.2% — No. 214 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $54,304 — No. 267 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 553,885

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47. Bay City, Michigan
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 22.4% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 34.0% — No. 74 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $49,610 — No. 328 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 103,126

46. Norwich-New London, Connecticut
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 22.4% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 35.2% — No. 54 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $75,633 — No. 47 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 265,206