Thanksgiving Day Fun Facts

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The elections are over. And Thanksgiving will be here in just a little over two weeks.Here are some Thanksgiving facts for the upcoming holidays from Wallethub.

  • $335+ – Average person’s spending over the five-day Thanksgiving period.
  • 10 Hrs. 41 Mins. – Length of time the average American male would need to spend on the treadmill to burn the 4,500 calories consumed at the average Thanksgiving meal.
  • $640+ Million – Estimated amount Americans spend on Thanksgiving turkeys each year, with 45 million turkeys killed for the holiday.
  • $19 Million – Amount of property loss caused by residential building fires each Thanksgiving.
  • 58% – Of people celebrating Thanksgiving are dreading having to talk politics at the dinner table.


Source: WalletHub

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  1. Interesting facts about Thanksgiving. This would be a great help in some type of school work for the kids to share. thanks