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Census: What is the franchise economic impact in your state?

In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau released its first comprehensive report on the economic impact of franchises. The data, from 2007, shows that franchises make up more than 10 percent of employer businesses with paid employees in 295 industries. According to the Census Bureau, franchise businesses accounted for ā€œnearly $1.3 trillion of the $7.7 trillion in total sales for these industries, $153.7 billion out of the $1.6 trillion in total payroll, and 7.9 million workers out of a total workforce of 59.0 million.ā€

In total, franchises support 7.9 million workers through directly through franchise jobs and indirectly through the supply chain.

Below are charts detailing the state-by-state breakdown on employment and output. Further below, IFA provides individual state fact sheets on the economic impact of franchises.

View full economic impact table here.

State-by-state impact analyses below:

Alaska
Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming