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As lockdown restrictions are eased and restaurants find innovative ways to welcome back customers, many Americans remain hesitant about dining in during COVID-19. Bid-On-Equipment recently analyzed Google search trends for “takeout”, “takeout near me” and more than 2,000 related search terms in every state across the country to learn exactly where demand for takeout has increased the most.
Here’s what we found:
- The average American is ordering 2.4 takeout orders per week while spending $67 per week on takeout.
- 65% of Americans have been ordering more takeout since Covid-19 began in March.
- Only 1 in 3 Americans have dined in since restaurants have reopened. 43% say they don’t feel safe dining inside currently.
- Local support has increased during Covid-19 with 59% of Americans ordering more from local restaurants instead of large chains.
Take a look at the full report.