Many folks here in Indiana like to enjoy adult beverages, but where in the Hoosier State are they drinking the most?

Indiana towns are really a hot topic lately. When it comes to Indiana, we have no shortage of small towns with a few big cities scattered in there too. Everyone has small-town pride nowadays.  Recently we have covered many of these towns in articles such as the worst small towns in Indiana, an Indiana small town that makes you feel like you are in a Hallmark movie, the best must-visit small town in Indiana, the best small town in IndianaHGTV naming this Indiana town as the most charming in the state, and the most expensive place to live in Indiana.

I recently saw a list on Road Snacks that found the drunkest cities in Indiana. Now, there is really no way to know this with 100% confidence. Unless they started asking alcohol-related questions on the Census, we’ve got to rely on the algorithms that have been built to calculate these results. That's exactly what Road Snacks has created. Here's how they did it:

<p>We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. Using Yelp and Sperling’s Best Places, this is the criteria we used:</p><ul><li>Number of bars and pubs per capita</li><li>Number of wineries per capita</li><li>Number of liquor stores per capita</li><li>Each city’s drunk related tweets within the last week</li><li>Each city’s divorce rate</li></ul><p>For geo-located tweets, we measured the following raw number of tweets that came from within a city’s general are: #Drunk, #Party, #Beer, #Wine and #Cocktails</p><p>Note: For the sake of getting reliable numbers, we counted places within a city’s border, as well as within a short driving distance.</p>
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Granted, some of those statistics such as the divorce rate aren't directly correlated to drinking. However, given all of that information, what are the drunkest cities in Indiana? Let's take a look.

These are the Top Ten Drunkest Cities in Indiana

You may or may not be surprised by the top ten drunkest cities in Indiana. Without any further ado, here they are, according to Road Snacks:

10. Evansville

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Population: 119,226
Divorce rate: 17%
Liquor stores per capita: 16th
Bars per capita: 20th

9. Bloomington

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Population: 80,044
Divorce rate: 8.3%
Bars per capita: 5th in the state
Liquor stores per capita: 17th

8. Monticello

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Population: 5,384
Divorce rate: 9.8%
Bars per capita: 25th in IN
Liquor stores per capita: 2nd

7. Terre Haute

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Population: 60,850
Divorce rate: 14%
Bars per capita: 12th in IN
Liquor stores per capita: 13th

6. Warsaw

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Population: 13,620
Divorce rate: 13.4%
Bars per capita: 10th in IN
Liquor stores per capita: 10th

5. Mishawaka

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Population: 48,107
Divorce rate: 16.5%
Bars per capita: 7th in IN
Liquor stores per capita: 31st

4. Lafayette

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Population: 67,302
Divorce rate: 14%
Bars per capita: 1st in Indiana
Liquor stores per capita: 16th

3. Michigan City

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Population: 31,442
Divorce rate: 15%
Bars per capita: 8th in IN
Liquor stores per capita: 12th

2. New Albany

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Population: 36,450
Divorce rate: 17%
Bars per capita: 22nd in Indiana
Liquor stores per capita: 3rd

1. Madison

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Population: 12,048
Divorce rate: 16.8%
Bars per capita: 4th in the state
Liquor stores per capita: 11th

Are you surprised by this at all? It should be noted that even though these are the drunkest cities in Indiana, the state as a whole is "about average when it comes to alcohol consumption per capita in the nation," according to Road Snacks. So that means, these cities are still not nearly as bad as many cities in other states.

KEEP READING: 40 Real Indiana Towns with Quirky, Weird, and Funny Names

Outside the major cities, the Hoosier state is full of tiny little towns you've probably passed through on your way to one of those cities. Most of them are likely 100 to 150 years old, or older, and have been around far longer than the large metropolitan areas such as Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, South Bend, and Evansville. Typically, they were started by early settlers who found their way to the state and decided to make it home. Eventually, others would join them, and a community was formed. Over time, as the surrounding areas grew, most of them were folded into those areas and governed by the nearest city or county's governing body officially making them "unincorporated," meaning they did not have their own formally organized municipal government.

A scroll through Wikipedia's long list of unincorporated communities in Indiana shows several of them have names that by today's standards would be considered weird, quirky, or just downright right funny. These are my 40 favorities.

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30 Bizarre (and Real) Indiana High School Mascots

According to High School.com, there are 682 high schools in Indiana. 555 of those are public schools, while the remaining 127 are private. A majority of those schools have chosen typical mascots to represent them, like eagles, tigers, lions, jets, patriots, and so on and so forth. But, these 30 schools decided to go, well, a different direction.

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See 11 Unique Attractions You'll Only Find in Indiana

From the World's Largest Ball of Paint to a pink elephant drinking a martini, the Hoosier State is filled with quirky little things worth a detour on your next road trip.

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