The Drunkest City In Illinois And Iowa Is...

So, you think you know where the heaviest drinkers in your state are? Well, the analysts over at 24/7 Wall Street might have a thing or two to say about that. They poured over a ton of data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control And Prevention, and came up with a definitive list of the drunkest city in each state.

To figure this out, they looked that percentages of adults who reported being “binge drinkers.” They followed this up with premature death rates – meaning those under 75. Then, they topped things off with an overview of overall health in a given area. Finally, they finished it off with some socioeconomic data, and voi-LAH!…here are your drunks.

To see the full list, you can find easy access through In the meantime, here are some highlights:

  • Alabama – Auburn-Opelika
  • Arizona – Flagstaff
  • California – Chico
  • Florida – Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
  • Georgia – Athens-Clarke County
  • Illinois and Indiana - Bloomington
  • Kentucky – Louisville-Jefferson County
  • Maryland – California-Lexington Park
  • Nevada – Reno
  • New Jersey – Ocean City
  • New York – Watertown-Fort Drum
  • Ohio – Columbus
  • Pennsylvania – State College
  • Texas – Austin-Round Rock
  • Virginia – Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
  • Washington – Morgantown
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