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Michigan

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

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

16,110

Eating and drinking place locations in Michigan in 2015

$15.4 billion

Projected sales in Michigan's restaurants in 2016

421,500

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Michigan in 2016 = 11% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 10.3% = 43,600 additional jobs, for a total of 465,100 jobs by 2026.

Michigan's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Gary Peters (D)
Debbie Stabenow (D)
16,110
322,600

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Dan Benishek (R)
Bill Huizenga (R)
Justin Amash (R)
John R. Moolenaar (R)
Daniel Kildee (D)
Fred Upton (R)
Tim Walberg (R)
Mike Bishop (R)
Sander Levin (D)
Candice Miller (R)
David A. Trott (R)
Debbie Dingell (D)
John Conyers, Jr. (D)
Brenda L. Lawrence (D)
TOTAL
1,470
1,089
1,001
1,083
955
1,169
1,193
1,050
1,395
1,132
1,315
1,266
949
1,041
16,110
29,443
21,816
20,039
21,695
19,120
23,418
23,894
21,034
27,930
22,669
26,332
25,358
18,996
20,855
322,600

*Michigan's 322,600 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 421,500 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

For more information
Restaurant.orgmichiganrestaurant.org

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