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 “nearly $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.”
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:
District of Columbia