LIST: Site Ranks “Top 10 Drunkest Cities in Alabama”

Summary of Top 10 List Below; Visit RoadSnacks.net for Full List

An interesting website article claiming to have ranked the top ten drunkest cities in Alabama is making the rounds on the web.

RoadSnacks, an online website specializing in “bite-sized snacks” of information, posted the list on their website several weeks ago. Since then, the list has been seen around 5,000 times.

According to the article, RoadSnacks compiled the list using statistics such as the number of bars per capita, liquor stores per capita, divorce rate and drunk tweets.  The website playfully admits their list is far from an exact science and is meant as “info-tainment” but that hasn’t stopped it from being shared on social media.

Their list is as follows:

10) Cullman

9) Sheffield

8) Lincoln

7) Huntsville

6) Anniston

5) Foley

Population: 15,615
Divorce rate: 14.7%
Bars per capita: 5th
Liquor stores per capita: 31st

From RoadSnacks: “It might be hard to believe, but little ole’ Foley has the 5th most bars in the state. But unless you head to the coast, there’s not a lot to do in the general area, except drink.”

4) Tuscaloosa

Population: 94,126
Divorce rate: 9.7%
Bars per capita: 13th
Liquor stores per capita: 19th

From RoadSnacks: “Of course, it makes sense that one of the biggest party schools in the south made it onto this list.”

3) Guntersville

Population: 8,388
Divorce rate: 14.9%
Bars per capita: 2nd
Liquor stores per capita: 1st

From RoadSnacks: “For a small place, the folks in Guntersville really like to get after it. The proof is here: They have the 2nd most bars per person in the state, and the most liquor stores.”

2) Birmingham

Population: 212,001
Divorce rate: 14.9%
Bars per capita: 3rd
Liquor stores per capita: 9th

From RoadSnacks: “Ah, you Twitterers from Birmingham. You blew up with drunken Tweets just about every day, it seemed. We actually haven’t seen too many cities with more drunk related Tweets than in Birmingham, actually.”

1) Gulf Shores

Population: 10,233
Divorce rate: 17%
Bars per capita: 1st
Liquor stores per capita: 2nd

From RoadSnacks: “According to the data and raw number of drunken Tweets coming from your location, lots of you are having a really good time down there [in Gulf Shores.]”

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