According to a recent survey, Mankato is on the mend. We are now only the 11th drunkest city in America, down from 10th last year. According to 247WallSt.com things are looking up. Here are contributing factors they list to our ranking…..
“Mankato-North Mankato is one of five metro areas in Minnesota to rank among the heaviest drinking in the United States. Binge and heavy drinking is relatively common on college campuses, and home to Minnesota State, the Mankato metro area has a disproportionately large share of students. Some 17.4% of metro area adults are enrolled in college or graduate school, a far higher share than the 7.0% of Americans.”