Table 2. Apparent alcohol consumption for States, census regions, and the United States, 2009.
[Volume and ethanol in thousands of gallons, per capita consumption in gallons, based on population age 14 and older]
State or other geographic area Beer Wine Spirits All beverages
Volume Ethanol Per capita Volume Ethanol Per capita Volume Ethanol Per capita Ethanol Per capita U.S. decile
Alabama 102,308 4,604 1.20 6,684 862 0.22 5,430 2,232 0.58 7,698 2.01 9
Alaska 16,236 731 1.31 2,326 300 0.54 1,572 646 1.16 1,677 3.02 2
Arizona 137,838 6,203 1.19 15,465 1,995 0.38 9,449 3,883 0.74 12,081 2.31 7
Arkansas 55,463 2,496 1.07 3,043 393 0.17 3,395 1,395 0.60 4,284 1.83 10
California 688,928 31,002 1.05 127,316 16,424 0.55 52,840 21,717 0.73 69,143 2.33 6
Colorado 110,123 4,956 1.22 14,425 1,861 0.46 9,850 4,048 1.00 10,865 2.68 3
Connecticut 57,498 2,587 0.89 13,374 1,725 0.59 6,080 2,499 0.86 6,811 2.34 6
Delaware 21,173 953 1.31 3,210 414 0.57 2,199 904 1.25 2,271 3.13 1
Dist. of Columbia 14,310 644 1.26 3,965 511 1.00 2,031 835 1.64 1,990 3.90 1
Florida 412,794 18,576 1.21 57,842 7,462 0.48 34,522 14,188 0.92 40,226 2.61 3
Georgia 186,908 8,411 1.08 14,833 1,913 0.25 12,233 5,028 0.64 15,352 1.97 9
Hawaii 30,893 1,390 1.30 4,400 568 0.53 1,944 799 0.75 2,757 2.58 4
Idaho 28,456 1,281 1.05 8,653 1,116 0.92 2,084 857 0.70 3,253 2.68 3
Illinois 282,623 12,718 1.22 31,303 4,038 0.39 18,598 7,644 0.73 24,400 2.33 6
Indiana 125,275 5,637 1.09 10,096 1,302 0.25 9,159 3,764 0.73 10,704 2.06 8
Iowa 77,288 3,478 1.42 3,378 436 0.18 4,308 1,771 0.72 5,684 2.31 6
Kansas 59,693 2,686 1.18 2,452 316 0.14 3,688 1,516 0.67 4,518 1.99 9
Kentucky 87,058 3,918 1.11 4,849 626 0.18 5,583 2,295 0.65 6,838 1.94 10
Louisiana 120,870 5,439 1.50 7,868 1,015 0.28 7,510 3,087 0.85 9,541 2.63 3
Maine 30,668 1,380 1.24 3,603 465 0.42 2,248 924 0.83 2,769 2.48 4
Maryland 100,269 4,512 0.97 13,292 1,715 0.37 9,863 4,054 0.87 10,280 2.21 7
Massachusetts 124,940 5,622 1.02 25,944 3,347 0.61 11,189 4,599 0.84 13,568 2.47 5
Michigan 199,875 8,994 1.10 19,957 2,574 0.31 16,034 6,590 0.80 18,159 2.22 7
Minnesota 113,029 5,086 1.19 12,360 1,594 0.37 10,820 4,447 1.04 11,128 2.59 4
Mississippi 74,048 3,332 1.41 2,100 271 0.11 4,064 1,670 0.71 5,273 2.24 7
Missouri 140,714 6,332 1.30 11,315 1,460 0.30 9,817 4,035 0.83 11,827 2.42 5
Montana 29,711 1,337 1.66 2,818 364 0.45 1,728 710 0.88 2,411 2.99 2
Nebraska 46,710 2,102 1.46 2,294 296 0.20 2,403 988 0.68 3,386 2.35 6
Nevada 73,704 3,317 1.57 9,410 1,214 0.58 5,875 2,415 1.15 6,945 3.30 1
New Hampshire 42,413 1,909 1.72 7,172 925 0.84 4,909 2,018 1.82 4,851 4.38 1
New Jersey 145,639 6,554 0.92 31,523 4,067 0.57 15,036 6,180 0.87 16,800 2.35 5
New Mexico 48,855 2,198 1.37 4,001 516 0.32 2,885 1,186 0.74 3,900 2.42 5
New York 325,899 14,665 0.91 58,245 7,514 0.46 27,166 11,165 0.69 33,344 2.06 8
North Carolina 186,194 8,379 1.10 19,771 2,551 0.34 10,654 4,379 0.58 15,308 2.02 8
North Dakota 19,399 873 1.63 1,023 132 0.25 1,512 622 1.16 1,626 3.03 1
Ohio 268,380 12,077 1.28 19,359 2,497 0.26 10,711 4,402 0.47 18,977 2.01 9
Oklahoma 78,120 3,515 1.18 4,131 533 0.18 4,221 1,735 0.58 5,783 1.95 9
Oregon 89,702 4,037 1.28 11,842 1,528 0.49 6,285 2,583 0.82 8,147 2.59 4
Pennsylvania 315,563 14,200 1.35 18,386 2,372 0.23 15,674 6,442 0.61 23,014 2.19 8
Rhode Island 21,555 970 1.10 3,623 467 0.53 1,967 808 0.92 2,246 2.55 4
South Carolina 112,230 5,050 1.36 6,966 899 0.24 6,980 2,869 0.77 8,818 2.37 5
South Dakota 22,298 1,003 1.53 1,105 142 0.22 1,407 578 0.88 1,724 2.62 3
Tennessee 119,745 5,389 1.05 8,220 1,060 0.21 7,143 2,936 0.57 9,385 1.83 10
Texas 609,536 27,429 1.42 42,189 5,442 0.28 27,439 11,278 0.58 44,149 2.29 7
Utah 32,445 1,460 0.70 2,718 351 0.17 2,330 958 0.46 2,768 1.33 10
Vermont 15,908 716 1.36 2,578 333 0.63 905 372 0.70 1,420 2.69 2
Virginia 158,962 7,153 1.11 21,334 2,752 0.43 9,247 3,801 0.59 13,706 2.13 8
Washington 131,963 5,938 1.09 21,427 2,764 0.51 9,817 4,035 0.74 12,737 2.34 6
West Virginia 41,873 1,884 1.24 1,173 151 0.10 1,677 689 0.45 2,725 1.79 10
Wisconsin 153,888 6,925 1.49 11,267 1,453 0.31 13,108 5,387 1.16 13,766 2.96 2
Wyoming 14,183 638 1.45 766 99 0.22 1,178 484 1.10 1,221 2.77 2
Regions
Northeast 1,080,084 48,604 1.06 164,448 21,214 0.46 85,174 35,007 0.76 104,824 2.29  
Midwest 1,509,171 67,913 1.25 125,909 16,242 0.30 101,566 41,743 0.77 125,898 2.31  
South 2,481,861 111,684 1.22 221,469 28,570 0.31 154,191 63,373 0.69 203,626 2.23  
West 1,433,036 64,487 1.12 225,568 29,098 0.51 107,837 44,321 0.77 137,906 2.40  
U.S. total 6,504,152 292,687 1.17 737,394 95,124 0.38 448,768 184,444 0.74 572,254 2.30  

Decile values (1 = highest) apply only to State-level data. Numbers may not sum because of rounding.

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