Michiganders Averaged Over $1,700 On Drinks After Work In 2019
People in Michigan appear to take Happy Hour very seriously.
Alcohol.org surveyed 3,000 workers asking how often they go out for after-work drinks and what they spend on average. It was found that workers in Michigan spent $1,741 in 2019 on after-work drinks. To put it in perspective, that’s the equivalent of over 650 beers!
Although that seems like a lot of money, Michigan was well below the national average of $3,035 on after-work drinks. Broken down across the country, Kentucky was determined to have spent the most, with an average of over $5,530 per year. Maine spent the least at $1,415.
Around the Midwest, Ohio led the way and Michigan ranked the lowest.
Here's how much was spent on Happy Hour in our region:
- Ohio - $3,254
- Illinois - $2,971
- Minnesota - $2,897
- Wisconsin - $2,829
- Indiana - $1,867
- Michigan - $1,741
You can see a breakdown of how much Americans are spending on after-work drinks across the country with this interactive map: