Click row headers to re-sort the chart.
|DMA||2016 Population||2021 Population Projected||Projected Population Percent Change||Total Restaurants Open*||QSRs open*||Total Restaurants per 100,000 population*||QSRs per 100,000 Population*||Forecasted QSR Traffic Growth 2016–2021||score|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, FL||4,535,489||4,837,404||6.7%||8,434||4,330||185.96||89.51||11%||18|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN||4,674,022||4,861,062||4.0%||7,499||4,320||160.44||88.87||5%||15|
|Salt Lake City, UT||3,144,214||3,393,809||7.9%||5,261||3,185||167.32||93.85||11%||13|
|Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, FL||3,928,374||4,258,496||8.4%||7,549||3,950||192.17||92.76||9%||11|
|Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL||4,630,713||4,947,540||6.8%||9,421||4,393||203.45||88.79||2%||10|
|West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce, FL||2,030,920||2,181,592||7.4%||3,974||2,003||195.67||91.81||3%||7|
|Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, MI||2,095,837||2,125,067||1.4%||3,379||2,101||161.22||98.87||2%||5|
|St. Louis, MO||3,156,987||3,191,375||1.1%||5,781||3,230||183.12||101.21||3%||4|
*As of March 31, 2016
METHODOLOGY: Market size is based on population, wherein each size designation makes up roughly a third of the total U.S. population. The Score is a proprietary metric from The NPD Group that is the measure of market opportunity. It takes into account the quick-service restaurant density in a market, as well as the difference between traffic and population growth. A high score could be driven by a large difference between population and traffic growth and/or a low quick-service restaurant density.
About The NPD Group
The NPD Group provides global information and advisory services to drive better business decisions. By combining unique data assets with unmatched industry expertise, we help our clients track their markets, understand consumers, and drive profitable growth. Sectors covered include automotive, beauty, consumer electronics, entertainment, fashion, food/foodservice, home, luxury, mobile, office supplies, sports, technology, toys, and video games. For more information, visit www.npd.com and npdgroupblog.com. Follow us on Twitter: @npdgroup.
The five times weekly e-newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on the latest industry news and additions to this website.