Garage Sale Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Statistic Brain Research Center
Research Date: December 2nd, 2014

Garage sales are a little known business that take place every Saturday and Sunday morning. The expert garage sailer knows they need to arrive early in the morning to get the best selection.

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Garage Sale Statistics  
Average number of garage sales each week in the US 165,000
Average number of people who purchase something at a garage sale each week 690,000
Average number of garage sales listed on Craigslist each week 95,000
Average number of items sold at garage sales each week 4,967,500
Total US weekly revenue from garage sales $4,222,375
Best time to start a garage sale 7:00 am
Best day to hold a garage sale Saturday
Average profit margin when items purchased are resold on eBay 462 %
Average Cost Per Item  
Clothing apparel $0.59
Accessories $0.70
Crafting items $0.45
Decorative items $0.83
Entertainment (DVD, CD, Books, Games) $0.47
Household goods, (dishes, office supplies) $0.57
Yard items (plants, trimmers, mower) $2.37
Overall average price of a garage sale item $0.85
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