Restaurants in D.C. are less likely to be "small businesses" than restaurants in San Francisco or Seattle: Share of full-service restaurant establishments in the District of Columbia, San Francisco, Seattle, and nationally that have fewer than 20 or 50 employees

Fewer than 50 employees Fewer than 20 employees
Seattle 91.0% 66.2%
San Francisco 90.0% 70.5%
District of Columbia 78.3% 48.7%
U.S. average 87.2% 63.2%

Note: Values for Seattle reflect all of King County, Washington.

Source: EPI analysis of County Business Patterns data (U.S. Census Bureau 2016)

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