The Drunkest Place in Every State

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South Dakota: Stanley County
> Adults who drink excessively: 27.0% (state: 24.3% — 3rd highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: N/A (state: 35.5% — 6th highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 10.9% (state: 13.4% — 5th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.1% (state: 28.8% — 17th lowest)
> Median household income: $71,382 (state: $58,275 — 20th lowest)
> Largest place in county: Fort Pierre

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Tennessee: Knox County
> Adults who drink excessively: 19.5% (state: 17.1% — 12th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 25.0% (state: 24.6% — 9th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 19.2% (state: 21.2% — 7th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.6% (state: 27.3% — 11th lowest)
> Median household income: $57,470 (state: $53,320 — 10th lowest)
> Largest place in county: Knoxville

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Texas: Borden County
> Adults who drink excessively: 22.9% (state: 19.0% — 25th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: N/A (state: 25.7% — 13th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 13.9% (state: 18.7% — 13th highest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 39.5% (state: 29.9% — 23rd lowest)
> Median household income: $72,188 (state: $61,874 — 22nd highest)
> Largest place in county: N/A

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Utah: Summit County
> Adults who drink excessively: 16.6% (state: 11.1% — the lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 23.8% (state: 21.0% — 6th lowest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 10.9% (state: 14.8% — 13th lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 55.0% (state: 34.0% — 14th highest)
> Median household income: $102,958 (state: $71,621 — 12th highest)
> Largest place in county: Park City

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Vermont: Washington County
> Adults who drink excessively: 24.3% (state: 20.5% — 16th highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 19.0% (state: 34.3% — 8th highest)
> Adults in fair or poor health: 12.4% (state: 12.8% — the lowest)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher: 41.8% (state: 38.0% — 7th highest)
> Median household income: $62,791 (state: $61,973 — 21st highest)
> Largest place in county: Barre