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Fun Fourth of July Facts

fireworks-180553_1280Independence Day is one of the most loved of American holidays.  At Park Saratoga Dental, we wish each and every one of you a fun-filled, safe and exciting Fourth of July.

In the spirit of the holiday, we have compiled some interesting facts about Independence Day that are sure to spark some patriotic conversations.  Thanks to the US Census Bureau for providing these interesting facts.

In July, 1776, the estimated population of our newly independent nation was 2.5 million. On July 4, 2014, the estimated population was 318.4 million!

There were 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence.  Most of it was written by Thomas Jefferson, who was considered the most eloquent writer on the committee who drafted it.

The total estimated production of cattle and calves in Texas in 2013 was 6.1 billion pounds. There is a good chance that the beef hot dogs, steaks and burgers on your backyard grill came from the Lone Star State, which produces 1/6 of the nation’s beef. 

$203.6 million represents the value of fireworks imported from China in 2013, representing the bulk of all U.S. fireworks imported ($213.8 million).

Find more interesting Fourth of July Facts at http://census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2014/cb14-ff16.html

Have a safe and happy 4th of July from the team at Park Saratoga Dental!