Pop Five: America’s Drunkest Cities

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5. San Antonio

Population over age 21: 1,617,338
Avg. monthly drinks consumed per person: 14.2
Percent of population that are heavy drinkers: 8.2%
Percent of population that are binge drinkers: 19.4%

4. Reno

Population over age 21: 488,524
Avg. monthly drinks consumed per person: 14.5
Percent of population that are heavy drinkers: 8.5%
Percent of population that are binge drinkers: 18.1%

3. Milwaukee

Population over age 21: 1,642,230
Avg. monthly drinks consumed per person: 15.7
Percent of population that are heavy drinkers: 6.7%
Percent of population that are binge drinkers: 18.9%

2. Springfield

Population over age 21: 507,679
Avg. monthly drinks consumed per person: 14.6
Percent of population that are heavy drinkers: 9.2%
Percent of population that are binge drinkers: 19.5%

1. Boston

Population over age 21: 4,750,296
Avg. monthly drinks consumed per person: 15.5
Percent of population that are heavy drinkers: 7.4%
Percent of population that are binge drinkers: 20.1%

Via The Daily Beast.

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