Special Report

The Drunkest Place in Every State

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Massachusetts: Barnstable County
> Adults who drink excessively: 26.5% (state: 23.5% — 6th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 37.3% (state: 30.2% — 22nd highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 12.7% (state: 13.5% — 7th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 43.4% (state: 43.7% — the highest)
> Median household income: $74,336 (state: $81,215 — 4th highest)
> Largest place in county: Barnstable Town

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Michigan: Marquette County
> Adults who drink excessively: 23.5% (state: 20.9% — 13th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 42.3% (state: 29.3% — 25th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 16.9% (state: 18.3% — 16th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.9% (state: 29.1% — 18th lowest)
> Median household income: $53,970 (state: $57,144 — 18th lowest)
> Largest place in county: Marquette

Minnesota: Le Sueur County
> Adults who drink excessively: 27.2% (state: 23.2% — 7th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 31.3% (state: 29.7% — 25th highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 12.9% (state: 12.9% — 3rd lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.0% (state: 36.1% — 10th highest)
> Median household income: $71,080 (state: $71,306 — 13th highest)
> Largest place in county: Le Sueur

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Mississippi: George County
> Adults who drink excessively: 17.1% (state: 14.8% — 3rd lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 30.4% (state: 19.6% — 2nd lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 22.7% (state: 22.1% — 3rd highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.8% (state: 22.0% — 2nd lowest)
> Median household income: $47,292 (state: $45,081 — the lowest)
> Largest place in county: Lucedale

Missouri: St. Charles County
> Adults who drink excessively: 24.0% (state: 20.5% — 14th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 32.3% (state: 27.1% — 20th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 14.2% (state: 19.5% — 11th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 38.9% (state: 29.2% — 19th lowest)
> Median household income: $84,978 (state: $55,461 — 13th lowest)
> Largest place in county: St. Charles

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