The Most Google-Searched Fast Food Restaurant in Every State

America has a reputation for being obsessed with fast food. A quick glance at statistics about how many Americans eat fast food every day reveals some shocking facts. The CDC reports that 37% of American adults consume fast food daily! How much do Americans spend on fast food? The average American spends around $1,200 each year on fast food, and the average American household spends around 10% of their income on fast food. That adds up to a staggering $110 billion annually, which is enough money to end world hunger for up to three years. So what is America’s favorite fast food? Of course, that varies by region. One way to find out what fast food Americans prefer in each state is to look at Google search data. Here are the results that HowtoCook.Recipes discovered by analyzing Google Trends.

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The Most Google-Searched Fast Food Restaurant in Every State

What Is the Most Popular Fast-Food Restaurant in the United States?

What is the #1 fast-food chain in America? According to data from QSR magazine, McDonald’s tops the charts as the most profitable fast food chain in the U.S., with more than $40 billion in sales in 2019. However, when it comes to fast food with the most locations, Subway has McDonald’s beat by a landslide. There are 22,275 Subway locations in the United States, while McDonald’s has 14,428 locations.

How Many McDonald’s Are There in the World?

There are 37,540 McDonald’s locations in the world. What country has the most McDonald’s? It may come as no surprise that the United States has significantly more McDonald’s locations than anywhere else in the entire world. Japan comes in second place with 2,975 locations, and China comes in third place with 2,700 locations. If you are curious about McDonald’s menu items from around the world, check out this article from Eat This, Not That about 35 odd-sounding McDonald’s items from across the globe. Which one would you most like to try? Some examples include the McSpaghetti from the Philippines, Singapore’s Samurai Burger which features teriyaki sauce, and India’s Veggie Maharaja Mac.

How Many Domino’s Are There in the United States?

There are approximately 6,426 Domino’s Pizza locations in the United States, with 94% of those being franchise-owned. There are more than 18,000 stores worldwide, with more than half of Domino’s sales coming from outside of the U.S. India comes in second place for the most Domino’s locations with 1,362. Have you ever been to Domino’s and wondered what the most popular Domino’s topping is? The answer is pepperoni, which is followed by sausage, bacon, mushrooms, and pineapple. In 2020, Domino’s generated more than 70% of its sales through digital ordering channels.


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