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56 Most Amazing Things About America Today

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36. Minority white

New Census Bureau projections predict the United States will be “minority white” — 49.7% — by 2045.

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37. America is connected

An estimated 90% of Americans use the internet, compared with about 54% of the global population.

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38. Generosity

The United States is one of the most generous nations in the world, trailing only Australia, Indonesia, and New Zealand, according to the 2018 World Giving Index – published annually by international nonprofit organization Charities Aid Foundation.

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39. Plenty of coastline

The United States has about 12,380 miles of coastline, more than all but eight other countries worldwide.

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40. Home of the world’s largest employer

Founded in Arkansas in 1962, Walmart is the world’s largest private sector employer, employing 2.2 million people.

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