According to Men’s Health magazine the drunkest U.S. city is Fresno, California. The magazine in March will publish the list of the 100 drunkest major cities in America. The magazine did a case study and compared data to determine the drunkest and least drunk city. The data consist of deaths from liver disease, fatal car accidents involving drunk driving, number of DUI arrests, binge-drinking in the past month and harshness of DUI laws. Below is a list of the drunkest and least drunk city.

“Drunkest” cities:

  1. Fresno, CA
  2. Reno, NV
  3. Billings, MT
  4. Riverside, CA
  5. Austin, TX
  6. St. Louis, MO
  7. San Antonio, TX
  8. Lubbock, TX
  9. Tucson, AZ
  10. Bakersfield, CA


“Least drunk” cities:

  1. Boston, MA
  2. Yonkers, NY
  3. Rochester, NY
  4. Salt Lake City, UT
  5. Miami, FL
  6. Newark, NJ
  7. Durham, NC
  8. New York City, NY
  9. Fort Wayne, ID
  10. Manchester, NH

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