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Nebraska

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

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

3,963

Eating and drinking place locations in Nebraska in 2015

$2.9 billion

Projected sales in Nebraska's restaurants in 2016

93,100

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Nebraska in 2016 = 10% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 9.9% = 9,200 additional jobs, for a total of 102,300 jobs by 2026.

Nebraska's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Deb Fischer (R)
Ben Sasse 9R)
3,963
66,200

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Jeff Fortenberry (R)
Brad Ashford (D)
Adrian Smith (R)
TOTAL
1,192
1,367
1,404
3,963
19,904
22,842
23,455
66,200

*Nebraska's 66,200 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 93,100 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

For more information
Restaurant.orgnebraska-dining.org

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