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July 01, 2016 09:00 ET

The Fourth Is Heating Up Neighborhoods Across America: Nextdoor Finds How Much Neighbors Spend, What They Throw on the Grill, and More

New Data From Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods, Explores How Neighbors Celebrate Independence Day Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 01, 2016) - As Americans come together with their neighbors and loved ones to celebrate the Fourth of July, Nextdoor (, the private social network for neighborhoods, has released data on the most popular ways neighbors celebrate Independence Day.

According to Nextdoor's 2016 Fourth of July survey, some fun facts around neighbors' favorite ways to celebrate Independence Day and how much they typically spend include:

  • The Fourth is burning a hole in neighbors' pockets. Neighbors across the United States typically spend $50-$150 on their Fourth of July celebrations. Over 13% of neighbors spend over $250 on their celebrations.
  • The Fourth is truly a local holiday. More than one third of neighbors celebrate the Fourth of July in their neighborhood.
  • Travel plans? Think again. While many might assume that people travel over the long weekend, over 80% of neighbors stay local while celebrating the Fourth of July rather than taking a vacation.
  • Neighbors celebrate with a bang. American neighbors' favorite way to celebrate the Fourth of July: seeing a fireworks show (37%), followed by hosting a barbecue (26%), and setting off their own fireworks (14%).
  • Get those hamburger patties on the grill. The top three foods in America for the Fourth of July are: hamburgers (42%), hot dogs (21%), and corn on the cob (12%).

On Nextdoor, neighbors create private online communities for their neighborhoods where they can ask questions, get to know one another, and exchange local advice and recommendations. Topics of discussion are as varied as local events like Fourth of July parades and neighborhood block parties, school activities, plumber and babysitter recommendations, recent criminal activity, upcoming garage sales, or lost pets.

Nextdoor is available on the Web and through Nextdoor's free apps for iPhone and Android.

Survey Methodology

This survey was conducted by Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods, from June 25-27, 2016 among 6,941 neighbors in 1,310 cities from Nextdoor's 104,000 neighborhoods across the United States.

About, Inc.

Nextdoor ( is the private social network for neighborhoods. Using Nextdoor's platform, available on Web and mobile devices, neighbors create private online communities where they get to know one another, ask questions, exchange advice and recommendations, and address crime and safety concerns. More than 104,000 neighborhoods across the United States are using Nextdoor to build stronger and safer places to call home.

Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Nextdoor is a privately-held company with the backing of prominent investors, including Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Tiger Global Management, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and others.

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