They outnumber you Criminal gangs in the USA are estimated at over 1 million members and are responsible for up to 80% of crimes. Total US consumer debt: $2.42 trillion, as of June 2010 Average credit card debt per household with credit card debt: $15788 48 percent of Americans on some prescription drug. The USA is the most medicated country in the world. Over 23 million Americans are addicted to alcohol and other drugs. 66.3 percent of adult Americans (about 200 million) are categorized as being overweight or obese. 45 million Americans with a mental illness 42 million on food stamps 50 million on Medicaid 10 million on unemployment Ins. 4.4 million on welfare 16 million GOV. workers