Special Report

New Year's Eve by the Numbers

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26. +272%

The number of U.S. restaurants charging cover prices increased 272% on New Year’s Eve compared to an average day in December.

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27. 92%

Some 92% of American adults celebrate New Year’s Eve.

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28. 21%

An estimated 21% of Americans spend New Year’s Eve at someone else’s home.

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29. 17% of millenials

Some 17% of Americans aged 18 to 35 spend New Year’s at a restaurant or a bar, the largest share of any age group.

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30. 2%

New Year’s is the favorite holiday of 2% of all U.S. adults.