Fargo one of America’s drunkest cities in 2012

Fargo, N.D.

Avg. alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 13.7

Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 16.6%

Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 3.8%

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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  • http://Sayanythingblog.com The Whistler

    A drink every other day classifies you as a lush?

    Another worthless story by the neo prohibitionists and their fellow travelers.

    • http://sayanythingblog.com Rob

      I agree. It’s as ridiculous as the ‘binge drinking’ metric.

  • Wesley Fargo

    Good thing we just sent 16,000 beer drinkers to Texas… now where do we rate?

  • Guest

    It’s a good thing they didn’t list Lincoln, ND. You might find numbers like this:

    Avg. alcoholic drinks consumed by adults per month: 300.75

    Percentage of population classified as binge drinkers: 98.9%

    Percentage of population classified as heavy drinkers: 98.8%

    • http://sayanythingblog.com Rob

      Lincoln sounds like a fun town!

    • two_amber_lamps

      Whooo…. 10 drinks a day? Snarkie would call that his morning “hair of the dog that bit you” nip. Followed by some serious drinkin….

      http://zenstoves.net/GelledAlcohol/SmallSterno.jpg

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