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Montana

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

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

2,639

Eating and drinking place locations in Montana in 2015

$1.8 billion

Projected sales in Montana's restaurants in 2016

52,100

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Montana in 2016 = 12% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 11.1% = 5,800 additional jobs, for a total of 57,900 jobs by 2026.

Montana's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Steve Daines (R)
Jon Tester (D)
2,639
38,400

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Ryan K. Zinke (R)
TOTAL
2,369
2,369
38,400
38,400

*Montana's 38,400 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 52,100 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