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Idaho

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

Restaurants are a driving force in Idaho’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state.

3,103

Eating and drinking place locations in Idaho in 2015

$2.2 billion

Projected sales in Idaho's restaurants in 2016

65,700

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Idaho in 2016 = 11% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 13.1% = 8,600 additional jobs, for a total of 74,300 jobs by 2026.

Idaho's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Mike Crapo (R)
James Risch (R)
3,103
50,200

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Raúl R. Labrador (R)
Michael K. Simpson (R)
TOTAL
1,597
1,506
3,103
25,838
24,362
50,200

*Idaho's 50,200 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 65,700 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

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Source: National Restaurant Association, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics & U.S. Census Bureau, 2015