Coronavirus & 4th of July Survey
Over 78 percent of Americans will spend less money this 4th of July compared to last year as the country slowly reopens in the wake of COVID-19, according to WalletHub’s nationally representative Coronavirus and 4th of July Survey, released today. WalletHub’s survey examined both Americans’ plans for Independence Day and their opinions on freedom, patriotism and safety in light of current events. Below are highlights of the survey, along with a WalletHub Q&A (audio available).
Americans feel restricted. Around 82% of Americans feel less free this year than last year.
Summer plans put off or cancelled. Only 25% of Americans' summer plans were kept, while 37% were postponed and 38% were cancelled.
July 4th celebrations kept local. This July 4th, 74% of Americans will not travel.
Patriotism declining. Almost 1 in 3 Americans feel less patriotic this year than last.
Less Independence Day spending this year. Over 78% of Americans are spending less money this 4th of July compared to last year.
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