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Indiana

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

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

11,620

Eating and drinking place locations in Indiana in 2015

$11.2 billion

Projected sales in Indiana's restaurants in 2016

321,700

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Indiana in 2016 = 11% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 10.1% = 32,600 additional jobs, for a total of 354,300 jobs by 2026.

Indiana's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Daniel Coats (R)
Joe Donnelly (D)
11,620
238,400

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Peter Visclosky (D)
Jackie Walorski (R)
Marlin Stutzman (R)
Todd Rokita (R)
Susan Brooks (R)
Luke Messer (R)
André Carson (D)
Larry Bucshon (R)
Todd Young (R)
TOTAL
1,372
1,186
1,285
1,223
1,582
1,164
1,390
1,357
1,060
11,620
28,147
24,342
26,361
25,094
32,457
23,881
28,523
27,839
21,757
238,400

*Indiana's 238,400 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 321,700 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