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The State of Local Restaurants 2019

KANSAS


We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2018 calendar year at 42,223 small, local restaurants across the United States, including Kansas. The result is a comprehensive look at when local restaurants do the most business, when they seat the most guests, and when customers tend to spend a little extra when eating out.

What we learned about local restaurant sales in Kansas

Kansas is the 48th-ranked state for average restaurant revenues in the United States, pulling in 36% less in daily revenue than the national average on a given day.

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How much do restaurants in Kansas make on an average day?

On a given day, restaurants in Kansas brought in $811 in revenue. The average restaurant also processed about 32 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $25.15 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$811 32 $25.15
National Rank: 48 National Rank: 45 National Rank: 38

 

How much do local restaurants in Kansas make each week?

Weekends are big for restaurants across the country, and things were no different in the Sunflower State, with 54% of all revenue coming in between Friday and Sunday.

Saturday was the biggest day of the week, accounting for 20% of all local restaurant revenue. Monday was the lowest performing day of the week, accounting for 9% of all revenue.

 

Friday was the busiest day of the week in terms of foot traffic, with Kansas restaurants processing an average of 39 transactions per day.

Kansans open their pocketbooks the most on Sundays, spending $29.30 per ticket on average. Which is 16% more than the average ticket throughout the week.

 

 

How much does the average restaurant in Kansas make in a year?

Restaurants in Kansas experience their biggest months during the summer, as opposed to most restaurants across the country where revenue stays mostly consistent throughout the year.

 

Top 5 days for Kansas restaurants

Mother's Day weekend was huge for restaurants in Kansas, claiming three of the top five spots, while Cinco de Mayo came in second.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

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Day before Mother's Day

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Cinco de Mayo

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Mother's Day

Saturday Saturday Saturday Friday Sunday

 

Kansas restaurants on prominent days

Restaurants look to events and holidays to generate big sales for their business. Here’s how prominent days rank compared to the average day.

  Day rank based on total sales How much did restaurants that were open make?
Day Day Rank Total rev vs avg % of restaurants open Avg rev Rev vs avg Avg txns Txns vs avg Avg ticket Ticket vs avg
New Year's Day 363 -65% 38% $620 -24% 23 -28% $26.53 5%
Super Bowl Sunday 288 -28% 68% $719 -11% 26 -19% $27.64 10%
Valentine's Day 91 29% 91% $961 19% 36 11% $26.81 7%
President's Day 331 -38% 73% $570 -30% 27 -18% $21.49 -15%
St. Patrick's Day 14 52% 94% $1,099 36% 38 17% $29.12 16%
Saturday before Easter 44 44% 93% $1,056 30% 36 13% $29.04 15%
Easter Sunday 301 -31% 50% $944 16% 29 -11% $32.77 30%
Cinco de Mayo 2 64% 96% $1,161 43% 40 25% $28.73 14%
Day before Mother's Day 1 65% 96% $1,172 45% 37 13% $32.05 27%
Mother's Day 5 59% 73% $1,481 83% 40 23% $37.32 48%
Memorial Day 338 -41% 56% $718 -11% 27 -18% $27.02 7%
Day before Father's Day 23 49% 96% $1,055 30% 36 11% $29.60 18%
Father's Day 97 26% 72% $1,191 47% 36 13% $32.69 30%
4th of July 362 -62% 43% $599 -26% 22 -31% $26.83 7%
Labor Day 324 -37% 54% $786 -3% 30 -7% $26.24 4%
Halloween 262 -20% 86% $633 -22% 29 -10% $21.86 -13%
Veteran's Day 208 -10% 63% $973 20% 34 5% $28.72 14%
Thanksgiving 364 -78% 26% $586 -28% 19 -41% $30.63 22%
Black Friday 149 5% 73% $975 20% 32 0% $30.22 20%
Saturday before Christmas 100 23% 82% $1,021 26% 33 2% $31.08 24%
Christmas Eve 361 -58% 48% $603 -26% 20 -37% $29.94 19%
Christmas Day 365 -83% 14% $819 1% 25 -22% $32.59 30%
New Year's Eve 235 -15% 62% $937 16% 30 -7% $31.12 24%

Methodology

Womply analyzed daily revenue for 42,223 restaurants in all 50 states, including Kansas, as well as the District of Columbia for all 365 days of the 2018 calendar year. Restaurants were only qualified for the analysis if they qualified as small businesses, Womply had a full year of transaction history, and the business recorded multiple transactions per day, on average.

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