The number of different official U.S. flags used throughout the nation’s history.
The percentage of Americans who prefer beef hot dogs to those made with other meats.
The percentage of Americans who own a U.S. flag. That same percentage will attend a Fourth of July picnic.
The percentage of fireworks in the U.S. that are imported from China.
The year Massachusetts became the first state to celebrate the Fourth of July as a state holiday.
The year Congress made the Fourth of July a federal holiday.
The year Congress made Independence Day a paid federal holiday.
The year the current American flag design – with 50 stars – was chosen.
The minimum insurance coverage recommended for fireworks displays.
The estimated number of hot dogs that will be consumed during the Fourth of July weekend.
The annual value of imported American flags. Most come from China.
The U.S. goods and services trade surplus with the United Kingdom in 2018. Goods exported amounted to $141.1 billion; goods imported totaled $121.2 billion. That makes our Revolutionary War enemy our seventh-largest goods trading partner today.
Sources: wallethub.com, everydollar.com, agriculture.com, history.com, ustr.gov