NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- More than 705 of U.S. households have a barbecue grill, according to the Barbecue Industry Association here. And grills are getting stoked up more than ever before: last year grill owners used their grills an average of five times per month.
Findings of a recent consumer study commissioned by the association revealed:
74% of U.S. households own barbecue grills. Grill ownership is highest among younger, larger, higher-income families who live in houses.