Father’s Day is the one time a year when we set aside time to honor and thank dear ol’ Dad. Here’s a quick look at how American dads are stacking up these days.
The estimated number of fathers in the United States.
The estimated number of single dads in America.
The estimated number of stay-at-home dads in America who tend to an average of 369,000 children.
The average estimated amount spent on Father’s Day gifts in America.
The average gift amount spent per dad on a Father’s Day gift in America.
The percentage of people who celebrate Dad by eating at a restaurant.
The year Father’s Day became an official holiday via President Nixon.
Top TV Dads—Our Unofficial Millennial Edition
(What would we do without re-runs?)
- Cliff Huxtable (“The Cosby Show”)
- Michael Bluth (“Arrested Development”)
- Danny Tanner (“Full House”)
- Mike Brady (“The Brady Bunch”)
- Tim Taylor (“Home Improvement”)
- Jack Arnold (“The Wonder Years”)
- Charles Ingalls (“Little House On the Prairie”)
- Sheriff Andy Taylor (“The Andy Griffith Show”)
- Carl Winslow (“Family Matters”)
- Maxwell Sheffield (“The Nanny”)