4th of July Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute, CNN, The Herald Tribune, U.S. Census Bureau
Research Date: July 3rd, 2015

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4th of July Activity StatisticsPercent of People
Percent of people who attend a fireworks display63 %
Percent of people who display an American flag66 %
Percent of people who get together with family76 %
Percent of people who watch a 4th of July parade32 %
Percent of people who set off their own fireworks26 %
Percent of people who attend a barbecue, picnic or cookout80 %
4th of July StatisticsData
Number of hot dogs consumed on July 4th each year150,000,000
Percent of all hot dogs produced in the U.S. that come from Iowa33 %
Amount of chicken purchased in the week leading up to July 4th700 million pounds
Amount of red meat / pork purchased in the week leading up to July 4th190 million pounds
Number of people living in America when the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence2,500,000
Number of people who signed the Declaration of Independence56
Number of places in the US with "Independence" in their name11
Annual value of U.S. flags imported from China$5,000,000
4th of July Fireworks StatisticsData
Number of 4th of July fireworks displays14,000
Value of U.S. manufactures’ shipments of fireworks$231,800,000
Annual value of fireworks imported from China$247,100,000

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a United States holiday celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. A salute of one gun for each state in the United States, called a “salute to the union,” is fired on Independence Day at noon by any capable military base.

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