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40 Weird Facts About The United States That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by PurpleFox, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. #1 The highest point in the state of Florida is only Please or Register to view links (115 yards) above sea level.

    #2 Today, Please or Register to view links of all Americans are considered to be overweight.

    #3 The state of Alaska is Please or Register to view links than the state of Rhode Island is. But Rhode Island has a Please or Register to view links than Alaska does.

    #4 The average supermarket in the United States wastes Please or Register to view links each year.

    #5 Approximately Please or Register to view links of all Americans are currently either considered to be “low income” or are living in poverty.

    #6 Alaska has a longer coastline than all of the other 49 U.S. states Please or Register to view links.

    #7 In the UK, an average of about $3,500 is spent on healthcare per person each year. In the United States, an average of Please or Register to view links is spent on healthcare per person each year.

    #8 Montana has Please or Register to view links as many cows as it does people.

    #9 The average U.S. citizen drinks the equivalent of Please or Register to view links each year.

    #10 The only place in the United States where coffee is grown commercially Please or Register to view links.

    #11 The United States has Please or Register to view links motor vehicles for every 1,000 people. Japan only has 593 for every 1,000 people and Germany only has 540 for every 1,000 people.

    #12 The grizzly bëâr is the official state animal of California. But no grizzly bears have been seen there Please or Register to view links.

    #13 For many years it was the other way around, but today Please or Register to view links of all Americans ( Please or Register to view links) actually support the legalization of marijuana.

    #14 Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. president to have been born Please or Register to view links.

    #15 In the middle of the last century, the United States was Please or Register to view links in the world in GDP per capita. Today, the United States is Please or Register to view links in GDP per capita.

    #16 Today, approximately Please or Register to view links American adults are living with their parents.

    #17 One survey found that Please or Register to view links of all employees that have Internet access in the United States visit ography websites while they are at work.

    #18 In 2011, our trade deficit with China was more than Please or Register to view links than it was back in 1985.

    #19 One out of every seven Americans has Please or Register to view links.

    #20 The city of Juneau, Alaska is about Please or Register to view links large. It is actually bigger than the entire state of Delaware.

    #21 The United States puts a higher percentage of its population in prison Please or Register to view links.

    #22 There are more unemployed workers in the United States than there are people living Please or Register to view links.

    #23 The original name of the city of Atlanta was “ Please or Register to view links“.

    #24 Sadly, Please or Register to view links of all children that live in Cleveland, Ohio are living in poverty.

    #25 The median price of a home in the city of Detroit is now Please or Register to view links.

    #26 Back in 1950, Please or Register to view links of all men in the United States had jobs. Today, Please or Register to view links of all men in the United States have jobs.

    #27 According to author Paul Osterman, about Please or Register to view links of all U.S. adults are currently working jobs that pay poverty-level wages.

    #28 According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Please or Register to view links have more than $200,000 of student loan debt.

    #29 There are three towns in the United States that have the name “ Please or Register to view links“.

    #30 There are Please or Register to view links living in the United States. 46 million of them are on food stamps.

    #31 In the United States as a whole, Please or Register to view links is on food stamps.

    #32 In 1940, 68.0% of all women in the 20 to 34 year old age group in the United States were married. In 2010, Please or Register to view links of women in that age group were married.

    #33 The United States has a teen pregnancy rate of Please or Register to view links – the highest in the world. New Zealand is number two at 14 percent.

    #34 According to the CDC, there are Please or Register to view links new cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia in the United States every single year.

    #35 The United States has the Please or Register to view links on the globe by a wide margin. Puerto Rico is number two. Perhaps Puerto Rico really would fit in as the 51st state.

    #36 More people have been diagnosed with Please or Register to view links in the United States than in any other nation on earth.

    #37 The United States has more government debt Please or Register to view links than Greece, Portugal, Italy, Ireland or Spain.

    #38 If Bill Gates gave every single penny of his fortune to the U.S. government, it would only cover the U.S. budget deficit Please or Register to view links.

    #39 The U.S. national debt is now Please or Register to view links than it was when Jimmy Carter became president.

    #40 It took from the founding of the nation until 1981 for the U.S. national debt to cross the one trillion dollar mark. Today, our national debt is well over 15 trillion dollars and we add more than a trillion dollars to our debt Please or Register to view links.
     
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