Most Popular Soda by State [Updated March 2023]

The average American drinks 39.6 gallons of soda every year. That equals about 480 cans of soda in 365 days. However, soda intake has declined by 30% in the last five years. Part of the decline is due to the increased awareness of the health effect of carbonated drinks and conditions like diabetes and obesity. Nevertheless, Americans still crave their fizzy, cold beverage when they want them.

Website Eat This, Not released a list that looked at the most popular soft drinks in each state. Here are sodas and soft drinks that are on top of everyone’s minds in each state.

Most Popular Sodas in America

While some of the states list favorites that are nationally known, many are regional favorites that do not have a widespread appeal.

A 2021 Newsweek article lists the 10 most popular sodas nationwide. This is based on the amount sold in 2021. The top ten are 7-Up (just under $1 billion), Sunkist ($1 billion dollars), Sierra Mist ($1 billion), Fanta ($2.34 billion), Sprite ($6 billion), Mountain Dew ($7 billion), Dr. Pepper ($11.12 billion), Pepsi ($14.82 billion), Diet Coke ($37.27 billion), and Coca-Cola ($36.5 billion).

Most Popular Soda by State [Updated March 2023]


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Most Popular Soda by State [Updated March 2023]