Chico is California’s ‘Drunkest’ City
24/7 Wall St. is out with its annual list of the ‘drunkest’ cities in every state. The factors used to determine these rankings are actually pretty disheartening.
24/7 Wall St. looks at CDC data on binge drinking, plus the number of alcohol-related car wrecks to determine which cities in every U.S. state imbibe the most.
For California, the year’s designation goes to Chico.
The study found 21% of adults in Chico are heavy drinkers (the state average is 18%). A troubling 24% of driving deaths in the city were alcohol-related.
America’s drunkest city is Green Bay, Wisconsin. About 26.5 percent of Green Bay adults drink excessively.
Alcohol does go well with football… and cheese.
See a list of drunkest cities in each state here.