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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*
Debbie Stabenow (D)
Gary Peters (D)
16,110
322,600

U.S. Representatives

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

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