The world record for eating hot dogs is 53 1/2 Nathan's hot dogs and buns in 12 minutes by Takeru Kobayashi.
American eat about 150 million hot dogs on the 4th of July (about 2 billion for the whole month of July).
The most popular hot dog topping among adults is mustard (87.6%). Among children, it is ketchup.
Chicago's O'Hare International Airport sells more than 2 million hot dogs a year.
Weight Watchers includes hot dogs in its medically-approved diet regimen.
The average hot dog is consumed in 6.1 bites.
A little known fact about Mickey Mouse is that his first words were "Hot dogs!" He spoke them in the 1929 short flick titled "The Karnival Kid".