Special Report

The 50 Drunkest Counties in America

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20. St. Croix County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 51.1% — 139th highest of 3,081 counties
> Median household income: $84,756 — 119th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 11.6% — 47th lowest of 3,106 counties

19. Clinton County, Iowa
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 30.0% — 1,159th highest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $51,688 — 1,545th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.7% — 473rd lowest of 3,106 counties

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18. Brown County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 44.7% — 296th highest of 3,081 counties
> Median household income: $62,340 — 620th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.9% — 510th lowest of 3,106 counties

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17. Sawyer County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 69.2% — 39th highest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $47,714 — 1,122nd lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.8% — 1,363rd lowest of 3,106 counties

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16. Grant County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.8%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 33.3% — 812th highest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $54,800 — 1,191st highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.4% — 833rd lowest of 3,106 counties