Memphis is the 3rd soberest city according to statistics, despite all the 24 hr Beale Street festivities.
Recently published in the Daily Beast are statistics stating that Memphis is the third soberest city not only in Tennessee but in the country as well.
Memphis placed third and Nashville and Kingsport Tennessee are placed first and second.
The study is based solely on statistics that state in Memphis the average person consumes only 9.2 alcoholic beverages a month.
Only 2 percent of adults in Memphis are heavy drinkers, 7.8 percent are binge drinkers and 2.6 deaths are caused by alcohol related liver disease per 100,000 residents.