Table 2. Apparent alcohol consumption for States, census regions, and the United States, 2003.
[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 96,188 4,328 1.18 5,416 699 0.19 4,599 1,890 0.52 6,917 1.89 9
Alaska 14,256 642 1.27 1,465 189 0.37 968 398 0.79 1,228 2.43 3
Arizona 137,187 6,173 1.41 12,440 1,605 0.37 7,551 3,104 0.71 10,882 2.48 3
Arkansas 52,045 2,342 1.06 2,426 313 0.14 3,002 1,234 0.56 3,889 1.76 10
California 663,750 29,869 1.06 109,525 14,129 0.50 44,332 18,220 0.65 62,218 2.22 6
Colorado 108,026 4,861 1.34 11,170 1,441 0.40 7,734 3,179 0.87 9,481 2.60 2
Connecticut 58,534 2,634 0.93 11,483 1,481 0.52 5,344 2,196 0.77 6,312 2.22 6
Delaware 20,390 918 1.37 2,920 377 0.56 1,903 782 1.17 2,076 3.11 1
Dist. of Columbia 14,580 656 1.40 3,263 421 0.90 1,760 723 1.54 1,800 3.84 1
Florida 410,967 18,494 1.32 47,892 6,178 0.44 29,311 12,047 0.86 36,718 2.63 2
Georgia 181,575 8,171 1.19 14,004 1,807 0.26 11,055 4,544 0.66 14,521 2.11 8
Hawaii 29,494 1,327 1.30 3,297 425 0.42 1,647 677 0.67 2,430 2.39 4
Idaho 27,427 1,234 1.14 5,373 693 0.64 1,424 585 0.54 2,513 2.33 5
Illinois 282,370 12,707 1.25 27,183 3,507 0.35 18,164 7,466 0.74 23,679 2.34 5
Indiana 122,606 5,517 1.11 8,193 1,057 0.21 7,702 3,166 0.64 9,740 1.96 9
Iowa 73,463 3,306 1.37 2,768 357 0.15 3,134 1,288 0.53 4,951 2.05 8
Kansas 56,111 2,525 1.15 2,818 364 0.17 2,987 1,228 0.56 4,116 1.88 10
Kentucky 76,440 3,440 1.03 3,914 505 0.15 4,602 1,892 0.56 5,836 1.74 10
Louisiana 112,891 5,080 1.42 6,990 902 0.25 6,363 2,615 0.73 8,597 2.39 4
Maine 30,150 1,357 1.24 3,353 433 0.39 1,952 802 0.73 2,592 2.36 5
Maryland 101,107 4,550 1.02 11,040 1,424 0.32 8,344 3,429 0.77 9,403 2.11 7
Massachusetts 129,179 5,813 1.10 22,984 2,965 0.56 10,562 4,341 0.82 13,119 2.48 3
Michigan 210,882 9,490 1.17 16,239 2,095 0.26 13,856 5,695 0.70 17,279 2.13 7
Minnesota 110,741 4,983 1.21 9,307 1,201 0.29 9,050 3,720 0.90 9,904 2.41 4
Mississippi 71,325 3,210 1.40 2,113 273 0.12 3,489 1,434 0.62 4,916 2.14 7
Missouri 137,037 6,167 1.33 9,188 1,185 0.25 7,712 3,170 0.68 10,521 2.26 6
Montana 26,100 1,175 1.55 1,955 252 0.33 1,324 544 0.72 1,971 2.59 2
Nebraska 44,219 1,990 1.42 2,007 259 0.18 2,143 881 0.63 3,129 2.23 6
Nevada 69,712 3,137 1.76 8,538 1,101 0.62 5,400 2,220 1.25 6,458 3.63 1
New Hampshire 40,500 1,823 1.72 5,728 739 0.70 4,153 1,707 1.61 4,268 4.03 1
New Jersey 146,835 6,608 0.95 26,853 3,464 0.50 13,466 5,535 0.79 15,606 2.24 6
New Mexico 50,655 2,279 1.52 3,102 400 0.27 2,225 914 0.61 3,594 2.40 4
New York 322,431 14,509 0.93 48,741 6,288 0.40 23,196 9,534 0.61 30,330 1.93 9
North Carolina 182,250 8,201 1.21 14,454 1,865 0.27 8,554 3,516 0.52 13,582 2.00 8
North Dakota 17,920 806 1.53 703 91 0.17 1,095 450 0.86 1,347 2.56 2
Ohio 273,375 12,302 1.33 15,819 2,041 0.22 10,853 4,461 0.48 18,803 2.03 8
Oklahoma 66,861 3,009 1.06 2,912 376 0.13 5,066 2,082 0.73 5,466 1.93 9
Oregon 77,369 3,482 1.20 10,558 1,362 0.47 4,832 1,986 0.68 6,829 2.35 5
Pennsylvania 331,190 14,904 1.46 18,241 2,353 0.23 12,730 5,232 0.51 22,489 2.20 6
Rhode Island 22,204 999 1.12 3,512 453 0.51 1,706 701 0.79 2,153 2.42 3
South Carolina 103,058 4,638 1.38 6,039 779 0.23 6,026 2,477 0.74 7,893 2.35 5
South Dakota 20,700 932 1.51 768 99 0.16 1,102 453 0.73 1,484 2.40 4
Tennessee 133,923 6,027 1.26 6,486 837 0.18 5,975 2,456 0.52 9,319 1.96 9
Texas 558,837 25,148 1.46 30,475 3,931 0.23 21,205 8,715 0.51 37,794 2.19 7
Utah 30,150 1,357 0.77 2,014 260 0.15 1,679 690 0.39 2,307 1.31 10
Vermont 15,188 683 1.32 2,053 265 0.51 804 330 0.64 1,279 2.47 3
Virginia 151,706 6,827 1.14 16,722 2,157 0.36 7,706 3,167 0.53 12,151 2.03 8
Washington 116,550 5,245 1.05 17,821 2,299 0.46 8,141 3,346 0.67 10,890 2.19 7
West Virginia 41,400 1,863 1.23 1,208 156 0.10 1,410 580 0.38 2,598 1.71 10
Wisconsin 151,000 6,795 1.52 10,122 1,306 0.29 10,843 4,457 1.00 12,557 2.81 2
Wyoming 15,535 699 1.69 721 93 0.23 904 372 0.90 1,164 2.82 1
Regions
Northeast 1,096,210 49,329 1.11 142,947 18,440 0.41 73,913 30,378 0.68 98,148 2.20  
Midwest 1,500,424 67,519 1.28 105,116 13,560 0.26 88,642 36,432 0.69 117,511 2.22  
South 2,375,543 106,899 1.27 178,275 22,998 0.27 130,370 53,582 0.64 183,479 2.18  
West 1,366,211 61,479 1.16 187,980 24,249 0.46 88,161 36,234 0.69 121,963 2.31  
U.S. total 6,338,388 285,227 1.22 614,318 79,247 0.34 381,087 156,627 0.67 521,101 2.22  

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

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