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100 Years after Prohibition...these states have the most bars

  • 1.  100 Years after Prohibition...these states have the most bars

    Pitney Bowes
    Posted 27 days ago
    Edited by Joe Francica 27 days ago
    From Business Insider, and the Census Bureau's 2017 County Business Patterns this tidbit of news highlights which states have the highest number of bars per 100,000 residents. I'm not sure there are any obvious spatial patterns other than some of the least populous states seem to drink more. The Plains states seem to have an obvious concentration of beverage establishments while the South is a bit dryer. The NAICS Code 7224 - Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) has 28,345 establishments with a employment population of 378,097.
    bars per 100k population

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    Joe Francica
    PITNEY BOWES SOFTWARE
    Boulder CO
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