How big is the restaurant industry in your state?
Click on the map below to download a snapshot of the restaurant industry in your state, including projected sales for 2014, job growth in the next decade, and data on jobs and locations broken down by congressional district. Statistics are based on National Restaurant Association research and federal government data.
Arizona, North Dakota, Texas, Florida and Colorado are projected to post the fastest restaurant sales growth in 2014. View a map of industry sales growth by state.
Restaurant industry sales growth is closely tied to economic and demographic trends, which varies by state and region. The South Atlantic, West South Central, Mountain and Pacific regions are forecast to post restaurant sales growth above the national projected 3.6 percent in 2014, though sales growth rates also vary by state within those regions. More details in the Restaurant Industry 2014: Sales & Economic Forecast section of the NRA’s 2014 Restaurant Industry Forecast.