Green Bay named drunkest city in the US; 10 Wisconsin cities listed as top 20 drunkest

10 Wisconsin cities makes top 20
Green Bay named drunkest city in the US
Posted at 11:56 AM, May 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-16 18:18:16-04

MILWAUKEE -- Green Bay has been named the drunkest city in the country, according to 24/7 Wall St.

An analysis reviewed the adult excessive drinking rate in 381 US metro areas. Ten of the top 20 drunkest cities in the country are in Wisconsin.

According to the CDC, excessive drinking includes binge drinking -- which is defined as four or more drinks on a single occasion for women and five or more for men. Heavy drinking is defined as eight or more drinks per week for women or 15 or more for men.

The rate of adults who drink to excess in Green Bay is 26.5 percent, the rate of driving deaths involving alcohol is 50.5 percent and the estimated number of restaurants and bars are 204 per 100,000 people. 

In the driest city in America, Provo-Orem, Utah, the rate of adults drinking in excess is 8.5 percent, the rate of driving deaths involving alcohol is 14.3 percent, and there are an estimated 118 bars and restaurants per 100,000 people. 

Eau Claire, Appleton, Madison all followed Green Bay in the top four, respectively. Oshkosh-Neenah, Wausau, La Crosse, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan and Milwaukee were also included in the top 20.

To see the full list, click here. 

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