Special Report

The Drunkest Place in Every State

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Alabama: Baldwin County
> Adults who drink excessively: 18.7% (state: 14.9% — 4th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 29.6% (state: 26.9% — 19th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 16.5% (state: 21.4% — 6th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 31.9% (state: 25.5% — 7th lowest)
> Median household income: $58,320 (state: $50,536 — 6th lowest)
> Largest place in county: Daphne

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Alaska: Skagway Municipality
> Adults who drink excessively: 22.2% (state: 17.6% — 16th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: N/A (state: 37.9% — 4th highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 12.2% (state: 15.6% — 20th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.6% (state: 29.6% — 21st lowest)
> Median household income: $73,906 (state: $77,640 — 6th highest)
> Largest place in area: N/A

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Arizona: Yavapai County
> Adults who drink excessively: 21.6% (state: 18.1% — 20th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 17.3% (state: 24.7% — 10th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 16.7% (state: 18.6% — 14th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.9% (state: 29.5% — 20th lowest)
> Median household income: $52,451 (state: $58,945 — 22nd lowest)
> Largest place in county: Prescott Valley

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Arkansas: Benton County
> Adults who drink excessively: 18.5% (state: 17.3% — 14th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 27.9% (state: 26.2% — 15th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 19.9% (state: 23.3% — 2nd highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.4% (state: 23.0% — 3rd lowest)
> Median household income: $66,362 (state: $47,597 — 3rd lowest)
> Largest place in county: Rogers

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California: Nevada County
> Adults who drink excessively: 24.9% (state: 18.1% — 21st lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 34.8% (state: 28.7% — 22nd lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 13.9% (state: 17.6% — 22nd highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.2% (state: 33.9% — 15th highest)
> Median household income: $66,096 (state: $75,235 — 8th highest)
> Largest place in county: Truckee

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