Access to Bars

The 2017 Access to Bars Grade is based on rigorous analysis of both the proximity and the availability of bars and similar establishments for an area. Learn where our data comes from.

Factors Considered

Factor Description Source Weight
Access to Bars Per Area A measure of the proximity (per square mile) of bars and similar establishments. U.S. Census 50.0%
Access to Bars Per Capita A measure of the availability (per capita) of bars and similar establishments. U.S. Census 50.0%

Statistics obtained from the U.S. Census represent the most recent data available.

For more details about how we calculate our rankings, click here.