Bars vs. grocery stores

This morning, I attended the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Summit here in Bismarck.

At the morning welcome, this map was shown to conference attendees. It shows where bars outnumber grocery stores in the country.

http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/16/the-beer-belly-of-america/

This chart is also included:

Rank   State            Bars per 10,000 Population
1 North Dakota             6.54
2 Montana                    6.34
3 Wisconsin                 5.88
4 South Dakota           4.73
5 Iowa                          3.73
6 Nebraska                 3.68
7 Wyoming                  3.4

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