Special Report

This Is the Drunkest County in America

45. Marinette County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.0%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 44.1% — 319th highest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $50,330 — 1,396th lowest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.1% — 988th lowest of 3,106 counties

44. Stanley County, South Dakota
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.0%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $71,382 — 282nd highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 10.9% — 14th lowest of 3,106 counties

43. Mercer County, North Dakota
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.0%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 57.1% — 98th highest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $82,181 — 142nd highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.8% — 270th lowest of 3,106 counties

42. Monroe County, Wisconsin
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.0%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 30.3% — 1,141st highest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $59,587 — 792nd highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.4% — 816th lowest of 3,106 counties

41. Benton County, Iowa
> Adults binge or heavy drinking: 27.1%
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 13.9% — 434th lowest of 3,081 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $67,729 — 365th highest of 3,106 counties
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 13.0% — 153rd lowest of 3,106 counties