The State of Local Restaurants - Indiana

THE STATE OF LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Indiana


 

We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2017 calendar year at 26,000 small, independent restaurants across America. The result is a comprehensive look at when restaurants earn the most money, when they seat the most guests, and which states make the most dough from patrons who #eatlocal.

What we learned about Indiana
Indiana is the 36th-ranked state for restaurant revenues. Their seasonality on a daily basis is right on par with the national average. Monthly seasonality is particularly stable for restaurants in the Hoosier state, with steady sales during 10 out of 12 months.

Understanding this report
To understand the average day for restaurants in America, we took a multidimensional look at their performance. We specifically looked at:

  • Transactions: How many individual payments restaurants process.
  • Ticket Size: How much patrons spend on average per transaction.
  • Daily Sales Revenue: How much revenue restaurants make per day.

THE AVERAGE DAY FOR INDIANA RESTAURANTS

Restaurants in Indiana rank 26th for the average number of transactions each day, 40th for average ticket size, and 35th for average daily revenues.

Transactions Ticket Size Sales Revenue
41 $28 $1,171
National Rank: 26 National Rank: 40 National Rank: 35

 

INDIANA WEEKDAYS COMPARED TO WEEKENDS

Like most states, restaurants in Indiana see more revenue, more transactions, and higher average ticket sizes on the weekend.

 

INDIANA’S AVERAGE WEEK

Here we see a day-by-day look at the average daily sales revenue in Indiana compared to the national averages. Indiana mostly follows the national trend, with a slightly better performing weekend.

 

 

THE AVERAGE YEAR FOR INDIANA RESTAURANTS

On a national level, sales revenues only have a subtle variation from month to month. That holds true for Indiana, which almost perfectly follows the national trends.

 

TOP 5 DAYS FOR INDIANA RESTAURANTS

Here are the top revenue-generating days for restaurants in Indiana. Like many states, Mother’s Day and Cinco de Mayo are among the best.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5
MAY 5Cinco de Mayo MAY 14Mother’s Day APR 22 APR 29 SEPT 30
FRIDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY SATURDAY SATURDAY

 

INDIANA RESTAURANTS ON PROMINENT DAYS

Restaurants put a lot of focus and work into big events and holidays, but how do the most prominent days rank compared to the rest of the year and the average day? Indiana restaurants saw an upswing in ticket size one every prominent day we looked at.

Day Rank/365 Daily Sales Change in sales Number of transactions Change in Transaction Volume Avg Ticket Size Change in
Avg Ticket
Super Bowl 303 $817 -30.26% 29 -29.80% $28.23 0.60%
Valentines Day 133 $1,242 6.05% 41 0.23% $30.06 7.14%
St. Patrick’s 86 $1,574 34.41% 55 33.21% $28.67 2.18%
Cinco De Mayo 1 $1,926 64.53% 64 54.63% $30.23 7.74%
Mother’s Day 2 $1,886 61.08% 48 16.53% $39.28 39.98%
Father’s Day 84 $1,591 35.85% 44 7.59% $35.88 27.87%
July 4th 333 $739 -36.91% 25 -39.44% $29.61 5.51%
Day before T-giving 103 $1,389 18.59% 48 15.75% $29.11 3.75%
Thanksgiving 364 $362 -69.11% 11 -72.77% $32.24 14.90%
Christmas Eve 290 $850 -27.37% 22 -46.53% $38.59 37.54%
Christmas 365 $343 -70.71% 9 -79.01% $39.65 41.31%
New Year’s Eve 113 $1,318 12.53% 34 -18.57% $39.26 39.93%

 

Methodology
Womply analyzed daily revenue for 25,893 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia for all 365 days of the 2017 calendar year. Restaurants were only qualified for the analysis if Womply had a full year of transaction history and the business recorded multiple transactions per day, on average. Category and overall state rankings are based on a composite score of each state’s transactions, average ticket sizes, and overall daily revenue.

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