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Oregon

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

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

9,626

Eating and drinking place locations in Oregon in 2015

$7.4 billion

Projected sales in Oregon's restaurants in 2016

190,100

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Oregon in 2016 = 12% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 13.2% = 25,000 additional jobs, for a total of 215,100 jobs by 2026.

Oregon's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Ron Wyden (D)
Jeff Merkley (D)
9,626
144,100

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Peter DeFazio (D)
Earl Blumenauer (D)
Greg Walden (R)
Suzanne Bonamici (D)
Kurt Schrader (D)
TOTAL
1,762
1,680
2,572
1,777
1,836
9,626
26,377
25,151
38,497
26,596
27,478
144,100

*Oregon's 144,100 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 190,100 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

For more information
Restaurant.orgoregonrla.org

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