North Dakota tops ratio of bars to residents in the country

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North Dakota has the most bars per capita in the United States with one for every 1,620 people who live in the state, the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead reports.

That's well above Minnesota -- which ranked No. 17.

North Dakota also has the sixth highest ratio of liquor stores to residents in the country with one for every 1,937 residents, according to the newspaper.

In 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that North Dakotans binge drink more often than almost all Americans, the Forum reports.

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