Special Report

The 50 Drunkest Counties in America

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50. Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 26.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 50.0% — 140th highest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $58,548 — 866th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.7% — 662nd lowest of 3,106 counties

49. Waushara County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 26.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 34.8% — 737th highest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $52,810 — 1,426th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.9% — 1,153rd lowest of 3,106 counties

48. Florence County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 26.9%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $52,181 — 1,507th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.2% — 767th lowest of 3,106 counties

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47. Lyon County, Iowa
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 26.9%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 22.2% — 1,062nd lowest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $64,982 — 459th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 12.7% — 127th lowest of 3,106 counties

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46. Delaware County, Iowa
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 26.9%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $63,750 — 534th highest of 3,106 counties (tied)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.3% — 365th lowest of 3,106 counties