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Table 2. Apparent alcohol consumption for States, census regions, and the United States, 2012.
[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 1.16 7,409 956 0.24 5,753 2,364 0.60 7,924 2.00 9
Alaska 15,145 682 1.17 2,400 310 0.53 1,605 660 1.13 1,651 2.82 2
Arizona 134,444 6,050 1.14 18,306 2,361 0.45 10,870 4,468 0.84 12,879 2.43 5
Arkansas 53,506 2,408 1.01 3,808 491 0.21 3,480 1,430 0.60 4,329 1.81 10
California 676,306 30,434 0.98 149,891 19,336 0.63 55,861 22,959 0.74 72,729 2.35 6
Colorado 108,024 4,861 1.15 17,158 2,213 0.52 11,099 4,562 1.08 11,636 2.76 3
Connecticut 57,513 2,588 0.86 14,255 1,839 0.61 6,614 2,718 0.91 7,145 2.39 5
Delaware 22,171 998 1.32 4,087 527 0.70 2,911 1,196 1.58 2,721 3.59 1
Dist. of Columbia 14,400 648 1.19 4,299 555 1.02 2,221 913 1.68 2,115 3.89 1
Florida 454,883 20,470 1.26 63,945 8,249 0.51 37,737 15,510 0.95 44,228 2.72 3
Georgia 186,975 8,414 1.05 15,305 1,974 0.25 13,322 5,475 0.69 15,864 1.99 9
Hawaii 32,130 1,446 1.25 4,752 613 0.53 2,130 875 0.76 2,934 2.54 5
Idaho 27,352 1,231 0.98 9,986 1,288 1.02 2,353 967 0.77 3,486 2.76 2
Illinois 269,799 12,141 1.15 35,027 4,519 0.43 19,800 8,138 0.77 24,797 2.36 6
Indiana 110,422 4,969 0.94 11,243 1,450 0.27 9,818 4,035 0.76 10,455 1.97 9
Iowa 77,130 3,471 1.38 3,766 486 0.19 4,962 2,039 0.81 5,996 2.39 6
Kansas 56,147 2,527 1.09 2,445 315 0.14 4,075 1,675 0.72 4,517 1.95 9
Kentucky 77,253 3,476 0.97 5,603 723 0.20 6,133 2,521 0.70 6,720 1.87 10
Louisiana 114,143 5,136 1.38 9,134 1,178 0.32 8,193 3,367 0.90 9,682 2.60 4
Maine 33,592 1,512 1.34 3,666 473 0.42 2,442 1,004 0.89 2,988 2.65 4
Maryland 98,231 4,420 0.91 14,820 1,912 0.39 10,612 4,362 0.90 10,694 2.21 7
Massachusetts 127,632 5,743 1.03 28,370 3,660 0.66 12,016 4,938 0.89 14,342 2.57 4
Michigan 195,289 8,788 1.08 22,298 2,876 0.35 17,005 6,989 0.86 18,653 2.29 7
Minnesota 115,262 5,187 1.18 14,123 1,822 0.42 11,822 4,859 1.11 11,868 2.70 3
Mississippi 73,058 3,288 1.37 2,134 275 0.11 4,193 1,723 0.72 5,286 2.20 8
Missouri 134,120 6,035 1.22 12,927 1,668 0.34 10,364 4,260 0.86 11,962 2.42 5
Montana 31,050 1,397 1.68 2,209 285 0.34 1,905 783 0.94 2,465 2.96 2
Nebraska 46,733 2,103 1.41 2,410 311 0.21 2,547 1,047 0.70 3,461 2.32 6
Nevada 70,101 3,155 1.41 10,812 1,395 0.62 6,788 2,790 1.24 7,339 3.27 1
New Hampshire 47,183 2,123 1.90 7,422 957 0.86 5,118 2,103 1.89 5,184 4.65 1
New Jersey 143,744 6,468 0.88 34,153 4,406 0.60 16,072 6,605 0.90 17,480 2.39 5
New Mexico 46,354 2,086 1.24 4,274 551 0.33 3,256 1,338 0.79 3,975 2.36 6
New York 329,191 14,814 0.91 64,865 8,368 0.51 29,702 12,208 0.75 35,389 2.17 8
North Carolina 189,546 8,530 1.07 23,667 3,053 0.38 11,565 4,753 0.60 16,336 2.05 8
North Dakota 22,497 1,012 1.75 1,339 173 0.30 1,934 795 1.37 1,980 3.42 1
Ohio 259,538 11,679 1.23 21,341 2,753 0.29 11,893 4,888 0.51 19,320 2.03 8
Oklahoma 78,188 3,518 1.14 4,516 583 0.19 4,581 1,883 0.61 5,984 1.94 10
Oregon 85,995 3,870 1.20 14,282 1,842 0.57 6,968 2,864 0.89 8,576 2.65 4
Pennsylvania 322,898 14,530 1.36 18,780 2,423 0.23 17,470 7,180 0.67 24,133 2.26 7
Rhode Island 23,445 1,055 1.19 3,788 489 0.55 2,100 863 0.97 2,407 2.72 3
South Carolina 110,228 4,960 1.28 7,491 966 0.25 7,544 3,101 0.80 9,027 2.33 6
South Dakota 22,950 1,033 1.54 1,376 177 0.26 1,572 646 0.96 1,856 2.76 3
Tennessee 126,169 5,678 1.07 10,238 1,321 0.25 8,754 3,598 0.68 10,596 2.00 9
Texas 610,421 27,469 1.33 50,928 6,570 0.32 31,426 12,916 0.63 46,955 2.28 7
Utah 32,715 1,472 0.69 3,081 397 0.19 2,626 1,079 0.50 2,949 1.37 10
Vermont 17,865 804 1.51 2,899 374 0.70 924 380 0.71 1,558 2.92 2
Virginia 156,150 7,027 1.04 24,229 3,125 0.46 10,182 4,185 0.62 14,337 2.13 8
Washington 120,375 5,417 0.96 23,403 3,019 0.53 10,524 4,325 0.76 12,761 2.25 7
West Virginia 43,133 1,941 1.24 1,150 148 0.10 1,770 727 0.47 2,817 1.81 10
Wisconsin 152,888 6,880 1.46 13,551 1,748 0.37 13,351 5,487 1.16 14,115 3.00 2
Wyoming 13,787 620 1.32 797 103 0.22 1,289 530 1.13 1,253 2.67 4
Regions
Northeast 1,103,063 49,638 1.07 178,198 22,988 0.49 92,457 38000 0.82 110,625 2.38  
Midwest 1,462,774 65,825 1.19 141,846 18,298 0.33 109,143 44,858 0.81 128,981 2.34  
South 2,510,763 112,984 1.18 252,762 32,606 0.34 170,376 70,024 0.73 215,615 2.26  
West 1,393,778 62,720 1.05 261,349 33,714 0.56 117,275 48,200 0.81 144,634 2.42  
U.S. total 6,470,379 291,167 1.13 834,156 107,606 0.42 489,250 201,082 0.78 599,855 2.33  

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

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