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New Mexico

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

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

3,290

Eating and drinking place locations in New Mexico in 2015

$3.3 billion

Projected sales in New Mexico's restaurants in 2016

90,300

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in New Mexico in 2016 = 12% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 10.1% = 9,100 additional jobs, for a total of 99,400 jobs by 2026.

New Mexico's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Martin Heinrich (D)
Tom Udall (D)
3,290
69,400

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Michelle Lujan Grisham (D)
Steve Pearce (R)
Ben Ray Luján (D)
TOTAL
1,134
1,036
1,120
3,290
23,921
21,845
23,633
69,400

*New Mexico's 69,400 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 90,300 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

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