Thanksgiving Day Facts

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Thanksgiving Day Facts
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Happy Thanksgiving day edhatters! Before you dive into our nation's most indulgent holiday, take a few relaxing moments to run through the numbers. That is, if numbers relax you. If not, then skip over the text and send in your photos of the all the delicious food you'll be consuming. 


Thanksgiving Holiday Statistics Data
Total number of Turkeys that are consumed on Thanksgiving Day 51,650,000
Total U.S. spending on Thanksgiving dinner food $2,983,000,000
Average household spending on Thanksgiving dinner (2017 Estimate) $64.03
Average household spending on Thanksgiving dinner in 2016 $59.18
Average household spending on Thanksgiving weekend in 2016 $342
Number of families that will travel for Thanksgiving 39,000,000
Number of places in the U.S. named Plymouth 37
Average cost per pound of Turkey $1.20
Thanksgiving Related Food Statistics Data
Average number of Turkeys raised in the U.S. each year 254 million
Annual consumption of turkey by the average American 16 pounds
Annual tons of green beans produced 659,340 tons
Pounds of sweet potatoes produced annually 2.4 billion pounds
Value of all pumpkins produced annually $118,000,000
Pounds of cherries produced annually 266,000,000 lbs
Barrels of cranberry produced annually 7,600,000 barrels
Total value of turkeys produced in the U.S. annually $4,850,000,000

(Source: Statistic Brain)


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macpuzl Nov 23, 2017 04:02 PM
Thanksgiving Day Facts

I'm thankful for living in paradise, surrounded by good people.

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