Drunkest Cities by State: Where Does Sioux Falls Rank?
Pour me another one, uh, wait…maybe not. Mostly everyone likes to unwind with a cold one after a long day at the office, right?
But if I were to ask you what the drunkest city in South Dakota was, what would you think it is? Well it turns out its right here in Sioux Falls.
According to 247wallst.com, They say:
Pct of MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 21.1%
Pct. of state adults binge or heavy drinking:19.4%
Pct of driving deaths alcohol related: 32.7%
The average South Dakota resident consumes around 38 gallons of beer each year, more than in all but three other states, according to a recent study from beer industry data company Beer Insights. The percentage of adults in the state reporting binge or heavy drinking of 19.4% is also one of the highest proportions compared to other states. In Sioux Falls, the metro area with the highest level of excessive drinking, 21.1% of adults report a heavy or binge drinking habit.