Real-Time Survey On Steak Doneness Statistics and Data By State And Town In The United States in 2021

Based on our survey data.

How Americans order their steak

  • 58% of Americans order their steak Well Done or Medium Well
  • 24% Of Americans order their steak Medium
  • 5% of American order their steak Rare

So according to our survey three-quarters of Americans like steak at either Medium, Medium Well, or Well Done beef as their steak preference.

Have a look at our online survey and you can check out your local town and see if it is on the survey - if not you can add it by taking our 10-second survey.

It does vary by state to state and town to town and these are the overall percentages. - You can use the filter by State to see how the data breaks down even to a city or town level.

You can also subscribe so that you can be updated as stealing eating trends and data change.

It is interesting that a president like Donald Trump likes well done steak. I wonder if President Biden will take our survey to let us know his perfect steak data?

Overall the least popular steak doneness was blue rare (2%) with rare (5%).

What are the different ways to order steak?

  • Blue Rare
  • Rare
  • Medium Rare
  • Medium
  • Medium Well
  • Well Done

There are people who are passionate about how they like their steak cooked and you can not change them - however, it will be interesting to see as we gather data over a time period to see if there is a trend to that perfect steak doneness.

There are lots of engaging questions that can be asked like -

  • Is it safe to eat a blue steak?
  • What's the rarest you can order a steak?
  • Why you should never order steak well done?
  • Well done steak, is there a bigger crime imaginable?

Cooking steak is also one of the great weekend relaxing or unwinding pastimes - with a beer or your favorite drink in hand. Grilling beef, seasoning with salt and pepper and cooking your perfect sirloin, filet mignon is a great way to enjoy your culinary passions.

So we hope you enjoy our steak doneness statistics and we would really like you to take our steak survey and do not forget to subscribe for beef statistics emailed to you quarterly.

We also have a range of recipes for steak made in an instant pot which is becoming more popular and really does result in a juicy steak that is really tender.

Do not forget to also have a look at our steak doneness guide.

Please also take our 10-second survey so that we can continue to update our steak doneness survey data and real-time research.

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