Numbers Behind the Fourth of July Spending

Wallet Hub states the Fourth of July is the number one beer-drinking holiday of the year

 

NATIONAL — When it comes to celebrating Independence Day, Americans are going all out.

According to wallethub.com, people will spend more than $800 million on fireworks this year and nearly 30 percent will buy more patriotic merchandise.

At least 65 percent polled said they are attending a picnic, spending more than $7 billion on food and eating more than 150 million hot dogs just for the holiday.

Wallethub states the Fourth of July is the number one beer-drinking holiday of the year.

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