Each American consumes a yearly average of 23.2 quarts of ice cream, ice milk,
sherbet, ices and other commercially produced frozen dairy products.
The Northern Central states have the highest per capita consumption of ice cream
at 41.7 quarts. The top three cities in America that purchase the most ice cream on
a per capita basis are: Portland, Oregon; St. Louis, Missouri; and Seattle,
More ice cream is sold on Sunday than any other day of the week.
Ice cream consumption is highest during July and August. July is National Ice
Children ages two through 12, and adults age 45 plus, eat the most ice cream per
The average number of licks to polish off a single scoop ice cream cone is
98 percent of all households purchase ice cream.