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The 50 Drunkest Cities in America

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30. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, Massachusetts
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 23.3% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 29.7% — No. 160 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $94,430 — No. 5 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 4,873,019

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29. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 23.4% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 18.3% — No. 345 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $64,088 — No. 115 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 273,032

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28. Missoula, Montana
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 23.5% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 36.2% — No. 44 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $57,347 — No. 221 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 119,600

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27. St. Cloud, Minnesota
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 23.5% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 28.6% — No. 184 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $66,076 — No. 100 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 201,964

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26. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
> Pct. of adults who drink excessively: 23.6% (US rate: 19.2%)
> Pct. of fatal car accidents involving alcohol: 32.7% — No. 91 out of 382 (US rate: 27.0%)
> Median household income: $87,828 — No. 12 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)
> Metro area population: 494,336