- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE
Restaurants are a driving force in Delaware’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state.
Eating and drinking place locations in Delaware in 2015
Projected sales in Delaware's restaurants in 2016
Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Delaware in 2016 = 11% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 10.0% = 4,700 additional jobs, for a total of 51,600 jobs by 2026.
JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY
Eating and drinking places:
*Delaware's 35,000 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 46,900 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.
For more information
Restaurant.org • delawarerestaurant.org
Source: National Restaurant Association, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics & U.S. Census Bureau, 2015