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Numbers: Location, Location, Location

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While the money is in the South and West, the largest concentration of shops is in the Midwest and Northeast.


Where Owners Set Up Shop 


Midwest: 30%

Northeast: 28%

South: 19%

West: 23% 


Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 

  • Annual Revenue over $1 million: 47%
  • Average Repair Order Above $400: 69%
  • Car count above 250: 19%


Northeast (CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV) 

  • Annual Revenue over $1 million: 47%
  • Average Repair Order Above $400: 64%
  • Car count above 250: 16%


South (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX) 

  • Annual Revenue over $1 million: 51%
  • Average Repair Order Above $400: 75%
  • Car count above 250: 29%


West (AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY) 

  • Annual Revenue over $1 million: 55%
  • Average Repair Order Above $400: 81%
  • Car count above 250: 27%


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