Attention tailgaters! I did some digging and found the most popular hot dog style by state. You may be surprised what style our state chooses!
How Many DO We Eat?
According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC), the average U.S. resident eats about 70 hot dogs per year. That’s about 20 billion hot dogs every year. 9% of the total hot dog sales in America are served in ballparks. From conventrydirect.com
America’s Most Popular Styles
America’s most popular hot dog styles:
#1 Cheese Dog: A simple mixture of bun and cheese ranked #1 for search volume in 10 states, making it the most popular style. Cheese Dog states include Indiana, Missouri, and Nevada, among others.
#2 Corn Dog: This deep fried dog ranked #1 for search volume in 5 states, like Idaho, Oklahoma, and Alaska.
#3 Veggie Dog: This meatless dog ranked #1 for search volume in 5 states as well, including Colorado and Virginia.
#4 Chili Dog: Delaware, Iowa, and West Virginia love their chili!
#5 Completo Dog: This Chilean-style dog won over 3 states—Florida, Louisiana, and Utah.
To fire up our sizzling study, we compiled a list of over 90 deliciously savory hot dog types from popular websites like Thrillist, Delish, Food Network, and, most importantly, hot-dog.org. Every hot dog connaisseur knows thorough cooking requires a quick sizzling sear. So, to get those tasty grill marks, we analyzed Google Trends search popularity from April 2021 to April 2022 to seal in the flavor.
So, this seasons Patriots tailgating needs all the help we can give it. Let’s take a look at the most popular hot dog style by state!
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