Eat all the waffles you want on August 24 and celebrate because it’s National Waffle Day. That means light fluffy waffles for breakfast, lunch and dinner dressed with sweet maple syrup – or make that fried chicken and waffles or any other concoction that you desire. Whether you’re dining out or cooking at home, this is definitely a day to enjoy. How will you be celebrating?
In honor of National Waffle Day, NationalToday.com surveyed 2000 Americans and this is what they found.
5 Fun Facts for National Waffle Day
1. 8 in 10 Americans love waffles.
2. Senior Citizens love waffles the most.
76% of Americans say they love waffles. Americans over 65 love waffles more than any other age group—89% say they reign supreme.
3. Women like waffles more than men do.
80% of women like waffles, while only 69% of men say the same.
4, As income rises, waffle love falls.
Of people who earn $0 – $25,000 per year, 78% like waffles. Of those who earn $50,000 – $75,000, 73% like waffles—and of those who earn over $100,000, only 70% like waffles.
5. National Waffle Day takes place on August 24.
This is because on this date in 1869, Cornelius Swartwout received the first U.S. patent for a waffle iron.