• Seattle binge drinking communities ranked

    By: Brooke Pinkston

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    About one in five King County adults have binged on alcohol in the past month, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics reviewed by Public Health in Seattle & King County.

    Binge drinking is defined as more than four drinks in one sitting. The number of drinks for men is five.

    However it turns out some places binge drink more than others.

    Check out how King County communities compare when it comes to throwing back drinks.

    37. New Castle: 10 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    36. Redmond: 13 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    35. Kent: 13 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    34. Issaquah: 13 percent of adult report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    33. Bothell and Woodinville: 13 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    32. Rainier Valley: 14 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    31. Sammamish: 14 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    30. Mercer Island and the Point cities: 14 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    29. Bellevue: 14 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    28. Highline: 14 percent of adult report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    27. Auburn: 16 percent of adult report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    26. Renton: 16 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    25. Kenmore and Lake Forest Park: 16 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    24. Shoreline: 18 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    23. Beacon Hill, Georgetown and South Park: 18 percent of adults report  binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    22. Burien: 18 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    21. Carnation and Duvall: 19 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    20. Fairwood: 19 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    19. Snoqualmie and North Bend: 19 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    18. Kirkland: 19 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    17. Federal Way: 19 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    16. Northwest Seattle: 19 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    15. Vashon Island: 20 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    14. West Seattle: 20 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    13. North Seattle: 20 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    12. SeaTac and Tukwila: 21 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    11. Covington and Maple Valley: 21 percent of adults report binge drinking in past 30 days.

    10. Black Diamond and Enumclaw: 22 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    9. Des Moines and Normandy Park: 22 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    8. West Seattle's Delridge neighborhood: 25 percent of adults report  binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    7. Seattle's Central Area: 26 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    6. Northwest Seattle: 29 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    5. Capitol Hill and Eastlake: 29 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    4. Ballard: 31 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    3. Fremont and Green Lake: 32 percent of adults report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    2. Downtown Seattle: 33 percent of adult report binge drinking in the past 30 days.

    1. Queen Anne and Magnolia: 35 percent of adults report binge drinking the past 30 days. 

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