What Are the Most Drunk Cities in the United States?
St. Patricks Day is a traditional day of drinking in the Northeast, and that tradition is spreading across the country. Celebrations will be happening across the nation today and tonight. To figure out which cities imbibe the most throughout the year, check out this list of the most drunk cities in the US.
For the final ranking, the average drinks per month rank was weighted 50 percent; the binge-drinking and the heavy-drinking population for each metro area each got a 25 percent weighting. Here are the top 10 from The Daily Beast:
10. Providence, RI
9. Washington, DC
7. New Orleans
6. Hartford, CN
4. Charleston, SC
3. Milwaukee, WI
2. Norfolk, VA
1. Boston, MA
Boston residents drink more than 15 drinks per month, on average. Some 20 percent of the population of Boston are classified as binge drinkers. More than 7 percent of Bostonions are considered heavy drinkers. Baton Rouge is no. 16 on the list.