Chug, Chug, Chug: Riverside, Bakersfield Top Drunkest Cities

Fresno hammered

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Rey Martínez

There are cities that like to drink, and then there's the Fresno.

The California city has been named America's drunkest city by Men's Health magazine. Riverside and Bakersfield also hit the sauce pretty hard, with both cities making the top 10.

The rankings were based on various DUI stats, frequency of binge-drinking, alcohol-related car crashes and death rates from alcoholic liver disease.

The story will be featured in the magazine's March issue.

Drunkest Cities:

  • 1) Fresno, Calif. 
  • 2) Reno, Nev.
  • 3) Billings, Mont.
  • 4) Riverside, Calif.
  • 5) Austin, Tex.
  • 6) St. Louis, Mo.
  • 7)San Antonio, Tex.
  • 8) Lubbock, Tex.
  • 9) Tucson, Ariz.
  • 10) Bakersfield, Calif.

Least Drunk Cities:

  • 100) Boston
  • 99) Yonkers, N.Y.
  • 98) Rochester, N.Y.
  • 97) Salt Lake City
  • 96) Miami
  • 95) Newark
  • 94) Durham, N.C.
  • 93) New York City
  • 92) Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • 91) Manchester, N.H.

Other California Cities:

  • 12) Modesto
  • 20) Sacramento
  • 27) San Diego
  • 48) Los Angeles
  • 57) Anaheim
  • 75) Oakland
  • 79) San Jose
  • 86) San Francisco

Full list: "Drunkest" U.S. Cities

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