Thanksgiving Day – Facts for Features

turkeyDid you know?

  • the forecast for U.S. cranberry production in 2011 has Wisconsin in the lead with 430 million pounds
  • the retail cost per pound of a frozen whole turkey in December 2010 was $1.38
  • there are 15 townships and places in the U.S. with Turkey in the name

Find these and other holiday statistics with cited sources at the U.S. Census Bureau’s Newsroom, Facts for Features & Special Editions page – one of the census projects designed for journalists.  This collection of statistics from demographic and economic subject areas provides information, background, and source citing for topics in the news.  Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!