Iowa City named to ‘Drunkest Towns’ list

Iowa City was named the nineteenth drunkest town in the U.S. according to 24/7 Wall St. which published the list. Over 23 percent of Iowa Citians reported drinking to excess. Last fall, the University of Iowa was named the number two party school in the country, according to Playboy magazine.

24/7 Wall St. used data from 381 metro areas to compile the list. Iowa City was outpaced in drunkenness by Ames, the home of Iowa State University, which placed eighth on the list.

Photo by Alan Light
Photo by Alan Light

12 Wisconsin towns made the list which was mostly comprised of midwestern towns.