McDonald's says nearly 9 in 10 Americans eat its food at least once a year


         More than 85% of Americans visit McDonald's at least once a year, its US chief said Thursday.

         There is roughly one McDonald's restaurant per 24,000 people in the US.

         Comparable sales are now above pre-pandemic levels, though the number of visitors is still down.


Grace Dean, Business Insider

Apr 30, 2021


Nearly nine in every 10 Americans order from McDonald's at least once a year, Joe Erlinger, the president of McDonald's USA, said at its earnings call Thursday.


The chain owns 14,000 restaurants across the US about one restaurant per 24,000 people.


Discussing the loyalty app that McDonald's plans to launch nationally later this year, Erlinger said a pilot in New England and Phoenix was well received by both restaurant operators and customers.


"85% plus of the US population actually comes to McDonald's at least one time a year," he said...