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Happy Fourth of July

Facts and figures for July Fourth 2021

Constitution-Old Brown Paper Flag in BackgroundThe United States of America is celebrating its 246th birthday on the Fourth of July this year. The USA became a nation when the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776.

Although celebrations were subdued last year due to the covid-19 pandemic, the vaccine has made it possible for people to gather together this year.

To help you learn about this red, white and blue anniversary, here are some facts and figures on July Fourth from WalletHub, a personal finance website:

 

2021 4th of july by the numbers

Source: WalletHub

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Rebecca Forstadt Olkowski

Interesting facts. Hope you had a Happy 4th.

Jennifer

Wow, I'm intrigued by a lot of those numbers, especially the amount of chicken consumed over the 4th of July.

Rita

And hot dogs, beer, and wine, too.

Rita

A low-key July Fourth here. My sister, Marlene Erickson, passed away Tuesday.

Carol CAssara

We have become an ugly people IMO. The Greatest Generation is rolling in their graves.

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