2. That's a lot of beer, which increased alcohol-related car crashes considerably in 2015. About 75 percent of car crashes on St. Patrick's Day involved a driver who consumed twice the legal limit, according to the report, and 30 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes over the holiday weekend in 2015.
3. More than 56 percent of Americans plan to celebrate the holiday, and the average partier will spend about $38 on St. Patrick's Day.
4. More than 82 percent of partiers will wear green, and more than 31 percent of Americans plan to cook a special dinner on St. Patrick's Day.
5. So where should you spend the day? These places ranked as the top party cities for the holiday:
4. Cedar Rapids
15. Springfield, Mass.
16. Springfield, Mo.
17. St. Paul
18. Overland Park
19. Sioux Falls
20. Grand Rapids
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