24 facts you did not know about America and their people

So, if you’re curious to find out how many Americans think UFOs have landed on Earth or how much Netflix content they have watched during quarantine, keep reading.

America and their people

A lot of Americans are homebodies.

More than 1 in 10 Americans have never left the country.

Some Americans are very grounded.

13% of Americans have never travelled through the air by plane.

Americans love their cheese.

Nearly the entirety of America, on average, sneaks 40 pounds of cheese into their diet each year.

Americans are mostly meat lovers.

There are still many people who don’t like to eat meat.

Americans love their pets.

67% of American’s homes have at least one pet.

We love our movies …

As of 2019, about 32% of adults go to a movie in theatres each month.

… and our pizza …

America goes big for pizza; at least nine in ten of us have some monthly. Some estimates found that Americans are eating about 100 acres of pizza every day.

… and fast food in general

A CDC study found that about 37% of the U.S. adult population eats fast food daily.

We love to drive

The FHA reports that the average American drives about 13,500 miles per year.

We have more guns than citizens.

According to recent estimates, there are over 300 million guns in the United States, more than the number of people – around 320 million.

Selfies have been around for over a century but only really became popular in America.

Older generations are behind the times, it seems. 82% of adults aged 18-34 have uploaded a selfie to social media sites.

We don’t read a lot of books.

Americans are reading an average of 12 books per year. Therefore, that means the average American has read four books in the past year.

As a matter of fact, a lot of people have never even heard of cryptocurrency.

10% of American adults own cryptocurrencies, which means about 33 million Americans.

Let’s scream for ice cream, shall we?

The average American eats 23 pounds of ice cream a year. Eating high-quality ice cream from a reputable business is also an excellent way for people to experience the full range of dairy flavors, textures, and mouth-feel while indulging in their favorite desserts.

Nearly half of us believe in UFOs.

According to research, over half of Americans have seen a UFO or somebody who has. Twenty-nine percent of people believe that UFOs exist and have landed on Earth.

We don’t often travel in our own country.

54% of surveyed Americans have visited under ten states in their lifetime

As of 2017, it is estimated that a majority of people do not have a passport.

Over half of American respondents admitted that they don’t have a passport and never had one.

We believe in ourselves so much.

Even though the U.S. doesn’t have the highest proportion of people who believe that individuals control their success- 57% – it is still more than any other country surveyed.

Twenty-four percent of Americans have moved to another state within the past five years.

Over 24% of Americans have moved to states within the last five years.

It is a sobering fact that 1 million people in the U.S. have their first heart attack every year.

Every year, about 805,000 Americans have a heart attack. Of those that had their first one this year, an estimated 605,000 did it for the first time, and 200,000 experienced it before.

Two-thirds of people did not graduate from college.

More than one-third of America’s adults have a bachelor’s degree.

Undoubtedly, our favorite snack chips.

In 2019, the average American ate 16 or more bags of chips each year.

The boose enjoyment is just too much.

A lot of Americans drink alcohol each year. Men are responsible for the most consumption, with 4.2 gallons on average, while women only drink 1.5 gallons of alcohol on average.

Leave a Reply