Hot Dog Statistics & Facts
Americans will consume 20 billion hot dogs in 1999!
Americans will consume 7 billion hot dogs between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Americans will eat 26 million hot dogs in major league ballparks — that’s enough to stretch from Yankee Stadium in New York City to Dodgers’ Stadium in Los Angeles!
More hot dogs are eaten in Dodgers’ Stadium — an estimated 2.2 million — than in any other Major League Ballpark in the country!
450 hot dogs are eaten every second of every day in the United States or an average of 65 per person per year.
Hot dogs are served in 95 % of the homes in the U.S.A.
Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport sells more Hot Dogs than any other location in
the USA, over 2 million a year.
Mustard remains the most popular Hot Dog Topping. 87 % of Hot Dog eaters use mustard.
During the Fourth of July Weekend, Americans will enjoy 150 million hot dogs!
450 hot dogs are eaten every second of every day of every year, on average about 65 per
person in the United States annually.
95 percent of homes serve hot dogs.
Most dogs are eaten at home, 15 percent purchased from street vendors. 9 percent bought at ball parks.
Mustard remains the hottest topping, used regularly by 87.6 percent of the eaters.
The top dog for most folks is the 6-incher, preferred by 48.3 percent of us: 26 percent like a 7-incher:
4 percent, the foot long.
Chicago’s O’ Hare International Airport sells more hot dogs than any single location in the
world, more than 2 million a year.
Record dogs: a 1,983 foot hot dog was made in May 1983 by Bill-Mar Foods of Zeeland,
Wis; a 2,377-foot chicken dog was made in 1985 by Maple Lodge Farms in Norval,
Canada; in 1978, David Berg of Chicago made a six-foot 681-pound beef hot dog in a 100 pound poppy seed bun covered with two gallons of mustard.