The average annual snowfall in Syracuse, New York, which is commonly called the snowiest city in the United States, is 117 inches. Sapporo, located on Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, receives an average of 235 inches of snow annually, making it the snowiest city in Japan with a population of over one million.
27. The number of adults in the United States who are single and have never been married reached a new high in 2018. 35 percent of American adults aged 25 to 50 had never married, which was up from 9 percent in the 1970s.
28. A little more than 75% of the tornadoes that the world experiences occur in the United States. Extreme weather events occur most frequently in North America, and the United States in particular experiences an average of over 10,000 severe thunderstorm events and over 1,000 tornadoes annually.
29. The financial stress of the holiday season is a concern for 45 percent of Americans, according to a survey of 1,000 people taken in 2012.
30. African Americans made up as many as one in four Texan cowboys in the 1800s. The number of Mexican cowboys was even bigger.
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31Bachelor Degree Stats of USA
In 2013, women earned 60 percent of all bachelor’s degrees that were awarded that year in the United States.
32. Sixty-five percent of high school-educated Americans in a 2009 survey believed that they were of above-average intelligence, even though evidence showed that just 47 percent actually were. The research also indicated that 84% of college graduates had an above-average IQ, yet only 73% of college graduates felt they were above-average.
33. While 71% of Americans consume too much saturated fat, only 13% of Americans eat enough vegetables.
34. In the United States, 90% of children were potty-trained by the age of two, before the widespread availability of disposable diapers.
35. The average age of the signers of the American Declaration of Independence was 44. On the entire list of American Revolution participants, the youngest was Andrew Jackson, aged 9, and the oldest was Samuel Whittemore, 81 as of July 4, 1776. Eight were under 18 years of age.
36Onion Consumption in USA
Even though onions are used in a lot of American dishes, the average American only eats 18.8 pounds of onions per year, while the average Libyan eats 66.8 pounds.
37. In spite of the fact that only 9.7% of Americans don't use seatbelts, 47% of those killed in car accidents weren't wearing seat belts.
38. On average, Americans consumed 90 bottles of whiskey in the 1800s, or about 1.7 bottles every week. Whiskey's low price of 25 cents a gallon back then made it more affordable than other alcoholic beverages (including wine, beer, tea, coffee, and even milk).
39. On average, the happiest people in the U.S. are rich people who live in wealthy neighborhoods in poor counties.
40. Los Angeles experienced almost one bank robbery every 45 minutes in 1992. There were 17,106 robberies at 3,500 retail bank branches in Los Angeles between 1985 and 1995. There were 2,641 heists in 1992 alone.
41Automatic Transmission in USA
Around 96% of Americans use automatic cars, compared to 80% of Europeans who drive manual.
42. Three pieces of information—a person's ZIP code, birth date, and sex—are sufficient to identify 87 percent of Americans.
43. With lawns covering about 2% of the United States' land area, turf grass has surpassed corn as the country's most important irrigated crop.
44. Florida voters passed a constitutional amendment in 2006 that increased the threshold for constitutional amendment approval from 50% to 60%. Following that amendment's 57% approval in 2006, 60% approval is now needed for any further alterations.
45. Among the nation's largest cities, San Francisco has the smallest proportion of children, with only 13.4 percent of residents being minors.
Most Americans (almost 90%) live less than 10 minutes away from a Walmart.
47. Before the Apollo 11 moon landing, N.A.S.A. employees smoked an average of 29 cigarettes each day.
48. On average, women live five years longer than men do, and by the time people reach the age of 85, roughly 67% of Americans are female.
49. In the United States, ice hockey has the highest yearly cost for children's sports, at $2,583, according to research from the Aspen Institute of Play and the Families in Sports Lab at Utah State University.
50. The first state in the USA to employ road salt was New Hampshire, and today the whole country uses ten times as much salt on highways as it does in processed foods.