Graphic of the Unites States of America

The State of Local Restaurants 2019

SOUTH DAKOTA


We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2018 calendar year at 42,223 small, local restaurants across the United States, including South Dakota. 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 South Dakota

South Dakota is the 43rd-ranked state for average restaurant revenues in the United States, pulling in 32% less in daily revenue than the national average on a given day.

Do you own a restaurant in South Dakota?

With Womply, you can get insights you’ve never had before about your business, customers, competitors, and more, including how you stack up against restaurants in South Dakota. Get a free demo today.

How much do restaurants in South Dakota make on an average day?

On a given day, restaurants in South Dakota brought in $871 in revenue. The average restaurant also processed about 28 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $30.90 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$871 28 $30.90
National Rank: 43 National Rank: 48 National Rank: 12

 

How much do local restaurants in South Dakota make each week?

Weekends are big for restaurants across the country, and things were no different in the Mount Rushmore State, with 55% of all revenue coming in between Friday and Sunday.

Saturday was the biggest day of the week, accounting for 22% of all local restaurant revenue. Monday was the lowest performing day of the week, accounting for 9% of all revenue.

 

Saturday was also the busiest day of the week in terms of foot traffic, with South Dakota restaurants processing an average of 37 transactions per day.

South Dakotans open their pocketbooks the most on Saturdays as well, spending $34.63 per ticket on average. Which is 12% more than the average ticket throughout the week.

 

 

How much does the average restaurant in South Dakota make in a year?

Restaurants in South Dakota 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 South Dakota restaurants

Cinco de Mayo was the big winner for states in South Dakota. Big weekends in the spring and summer claimed the rest of the top spots in the state.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

5/5/18

Cinco de Mayo

4/21/18

6/30/18

4/28/18

7/21/18

Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday

 

South Dakota 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 346 -50% 50% $747 -14% 24 -16% $31.50 2%
Super Bowl Sunday 297 -33% 70% $711 -18% 23 -20% $31.47 2%
Valentine's Day 106 19% 89% $991 14% 30 7% $33.01 7%
President's Day 358 -59% 70% $430 -51% 17 -39% $24.97 -19%
St. Patrick's Day 23 63% 90% $1,333 53% 43 54% $30.65 -1%
Saturday before Easter 62 44% 92% $1,156 33% 33 17% $35.12 14%
Easter Sunday 339 -48% 55% $699 -20% 18 -36% $39.02 26%
Cinco de Mayo 1 86% 91% $1,515 74% 42 49% $36.18 17%
Day before Mother's Day 11 72% 93% $1,367 57% 38 36% $35.61 15%
Mother's Day 18 65% 78% $1,572 80% 36 29% $43.19 40%
Memorial Day 190 -8% 51% $1,320 52% 41 45% $32.39 5%
Day before Father's Day 6 79% 94% $1,404 61% 38 35% $36.79 19%
Father's Day 56 48% 77% $1,418 63% 38 36% $36.92 19%
4th of July 155 -1% 60% $1,226 41% 35 25% $34.86 13%
Labor Day 214 -14% 55% $1,159 33% 35 24% $33.23 8%
Halloween 236 -19% 88% $684 -21% 25 -12% $27.59 -11%
Veteran's Day 217 -16% 71% $873 0% 28 1% $30.71 -1%
Thanksgiving 364 -76% 38% $461 -47% 15 -47% $31.03 0%
Black Friday 116 14% 82% $1,032 18% 29 2% $35.92 16%
Saturday before Christmas 79 34% 83% $1,197 37% 32 15% $37.04 20%
Christmas Eve 362 -65% 54% $477 -45% 15 -48% $32.59 5%
Christmas Day 365 -92% 10% $572 -34% 15 -45% $37.21 20%
New Year's Eve 253 -21% 72% $807 -7% 23 -18% $34.92 13%

Methodology

Womply analyzed daily revenue for 42,223 restaurants in all 50 states, including South Dakota, 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.

Womply can help you!

Boost your reputation icon

Boost your reputation

Know every customer icon

Know every customer

Engage your customers icon

Engage your customers

Monitor your business icon

Monitor your business

Find a payment processor icon

Accept payments

Let one of our experts give you a free walkthrough of what Womply can do for you.

By submitting this form you agree to Womply’s Services Agreement

Want to Partner with us? Learn More