Special Report

The Drunkest Place in Every State

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Colorado: Denver County
> Adults who drink excessively: 25.3% (state: 21.3% — 12th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 34.4% (state: 33.7% — 9th highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 15.5% (state: 13.8% — 9th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 49.4% (state: 40.9% — 2nd highest)
> Median household income: $68,592 (state: $72,331 — 11th highest)
> Largest place in county: Denver

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Connecticut: Middlesex County
> Adults who drink excessively: 22.7% (state: 20.5% — 15th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 29.9% (state: 31.5% — 16th highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 11.1% (state: 13.0% — 4th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 42.2% (state: 39.3% — 5th highest)
> Median household income: $85,898 (state: $78,444 — 5th highest)
> Largest place in county: Middletown

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Delaware: Sussex County
> Adults who drink excessively: 20.3% (state: 19.8% — 20th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 26.9% (state: 26.0% — 14th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 18.9% (state: 16.3% — 23rd lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.3% (state: 32.0% — 20th highest)
> Median household income: $63,162 (state: $68,287 — 15th highest)
> Largest place in county: Seaford

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Florida: Sarasota County
> Adults who drink excessively: 25.6% (state: 19.7% — 21st highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 29.3% (state: 22.3% — 8th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 15.7% (state: 19.5% — 10th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.4% (state: 29.9% — 22nd lowest)
> Median household income: $62,236 (state: $55,660 — 14th lowest)
> Largest place in county: North Port

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Georgia: Chatham County
> Adults who drink excessively: 20.7% (state: 16.8% — 9th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 20.6% (state: 20.3% — 4th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 19.2% (state: 18.4% — 15th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.6% (state: 31.3% — 24th highest)
> Median household income: $56,842 (state: $58,700 — 21st lowest)
> Largest place in county: Savannah

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