Special Report

The Drunkest Place in Every State

Source: eddygaleotti / iStock Editorial via Getty Images

Hawaii: Kauai County
> Adults who drink excessively: 24.9% (state: 23.0% — 8th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 30.3% (state: 31.2% — 20th highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 15.7% (state: 15.4% — 18th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.2% (state: 33.0% — 18th highest)
> Median household income: $83,554 (state: $81,275 — 3rd highest)
> Largest place in county: Kapaa

Source: Mary Martin / iStock Editorial via Getty Images

Idaho: Idaho County,
> Adults who drink excessively: 22.1% (state: 17.1% — 10th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 39.5% (state: 31.4% — 19th highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 19.5% (state: 15.1% — 15th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.8% (state: 27.6% — 13th lowest)
> Median household income: $41,516 (state: $55,785 — 15th lowest)
> Largest place in county: Grangeville

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

Illinois: Woodford County
> Adults who drink excessively: 24.2% (state: 21.5% — 11th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 29.4% (state: 31.1% — 21st highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 13.4% (state: 15.9% — 21st lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.2% (state: 34.7% — 12th highest)
> Median household income: $72,808 (state: $65,886 — 17th highest)
> Largest place in county: Eureka

Source: Geoff Eccles / iStock via Getty Images

Indiana: Porter County
> Adults who drink excessively: 21.3% (state: 18.6% — 24th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 18.1% (state: 18.8% — the lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 16.6% (state: 18.2% — 17th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.4% (state: 26.5% — 9th lowest)
> Median household income: $71,152 (state: $56,303 — 16th lowest)
> Largest place in county: Portage

Source: harmantasdc / iStock Editorial via Getty Images

Iowa: Winneshiek County
> Adults who drink excessively: 28.3% (state: 25.8% — 2nd highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 40.0% (state: 26.8% — 18th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 11.4% (state: 13.5% — 6th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.6% (state: 28.6% — 16th lowest)
> Median household income: $65,263 (state: $60,523 — 25th lowest)
> Largest place in county: Decorah

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.