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The app-based industry is a major driver of the nation’s economic health, maximizing the income of workers and small businesses, and saving consumers precious time.

The App-Based Industry
Contributes More Than

$212B

Annually to the U.S. Economy

That Number Could Reach as Much as

$500B

in the Next Decade

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A Powerful Engine

The app-based industry has become a key contributor to the U.S. economy, offering millions of people the opportunity to earn income on their own terms.

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7.3M

app-based workers

4.3B

app-based transactions

$32B

boost to local restaurants, grocers and other businesses

$5.1B

boost to app-based
workers’ income

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2.1M

jobs are indirectly supported by the app-based industry

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A More Flexible Nation

Click on the map to see the state-by-state impact of the app-based economy.
App-Based Industry Impact: Wyoming
  • $170M economic impact for Wyoming
  • 6,000 active app-based workers in Wyoming
  • 27% of Wyomingites have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 2.7M app-based platform transactions in Wyoming
  • Over 46 app-based transactions for every ten Wyomingites
  • 64% of Wyomingites have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Wisconsin
  • $2.1B economic impact for Wisconsin
  • 78,000 active app-based workers in Wisconsin
  • 32% of Wisconsinites have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 36M app-based platform transactions in Wisconsin
  • Over 61 app-based transactions for every ten Wisconsinites
  • 66% of Wisconsinites have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: West Virginia
  • $440M economic impact for West Virginia
  • 20,000 active app-based workers in West Virginia
  • 28% of West Virginians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 7.1M app-based platform transactions in West Virginia
  • 40 app-based transactions for every ten West Virginians
  • 60% of West Virginians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Washington
  • $5.2B economic impact for Washington
  • 150,000 active app-based workers in Washington
  • 33% of Washingtonians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 86M app-based platform transactions in Washington
  • Over 110 app-based transactions for every ten Washingtonians
  • 71% of Washingtonians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Virginia
  • $6.8B economic impact for Virginia
  • 220,000 active app-based workers in Virginia
  • 36% of Virginians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 160M app-based platform transactions in Virginia
  • Over 184 app-based transactions for every ten Virginians
  • 71% of Virginians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Vermont
  • $180M economic impact for Vermont
  • 5,000 active app-based workers in Vermont
  • 26% of Vermonters have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 1.9M app-based platform transactions in Vermont
  • Nearly 30 app-based transactions for every ten Vermonters
  • 67% of Vermonters have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Utah
  • $1.8B economic impact for Utah
  • 64,000 active app-based workers in Utah
  • 36% of Utahns have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 35M app-based platform transactions in Utah
  • Over 103 app-based transactions for every ten Utahns
  • 68% of Utahns have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Texas
  • $17B economic impact for Texas
  • 680,000 active app-based workers in Texas
  • 37% of Texans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 340M app-based platform transactions in Texas
  • Over 113 app-based transactions for every ten Texans
  • 75% of Texans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Tennessee
  • $3.8B economic impact for Tennessee
  • 17,000 active app-based workers in Tennessee
  • 36% of Tennesseans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 71M app-based platform transactions in Tennessee
  • Nearly 101 app-based transactions for every ten Tennesseans
  • 66% of Tennesseans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: South Dakota
  • $250M economic impact for South Dakota
  • 7,400 active app-based workers in South Dakota
  • 27% of South Dakotans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 3.6M app-based platform transactions in South Dakota
  • Nearly 40 app-based transactions for every ten South Dakotans
  • 63% of South Dakotans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: South Carolina
  • $2.3B economic impact for South Carolina
  • 100,000 active app-based workers in South Carolina
  • 37% of South Carolinians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 44M app-based platform transactions in South Carolina
  • Over 83 app-based transactions for every ten South Carolinians
  • 67% of South Carolinians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Rhode Island
  • $650M economic impact for Rhode Island
  • 26,000 active app-based workers in Rhode Island
  • 36% of Rhode Islanders have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 14M app-based platform transactions in Rhode Island
  • Nearly 128 app-based transactions for every ten Rhode Islanders
  • 69% of Rhode Islanders have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Pennsylvania
  • $7.2B economic impact for Pennsylvania
  • 260,000 active app-based workers in Pennsylvania
  • 32% of Pennsylvanians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 150M app-based platform transactions in Pennsylvania
  • Over 115 app-based transactions for every ten Pennsylvanians
  • 65% of Pennsylvanians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Oregon
  • $2.7B economic impact for Oregon
  • 89,000 active app-based workers in Oregon
  • 32% of Oregonians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 46M app-based platform transactions in Oregon
  • Nearly 110 app-based transactions for every ten Oregonians
  • 70% of Oregonians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Oklahoma
  • $1.5B economic impact for Oklahoma
  • 63,000 active app-based workers in Oklahoma
  • 27% of Oklahomans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 28M app-based platform transactions in Oklahoma
  • Nearly 70 app-based transactions for every ten Oklahomans
  • 68% of Oklahomans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Ohio
  • $6.1B economic impact for Ohio
  • 250,000 active app-based workers in Ohio
  • 33% of Ohioans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 110M app-based platform transactions in Ohio
  • Nearly 94 app-based transactions for every ten Ohioans
  • 66% of Ohioans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: North Dakota
  • $290M economic impact for North Dakota
  • 10,000 active app-based workers in North Dakota
  • 30% of North Dakotans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 4.9M app-based platform transactions in North Dakota
  • Nearly 63 app-based transactions for every ten North Dakotans
  • 62% of North Dakotans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: North Carolina
  • $5.8B economic impact for North Carolina
  • 230,000 active app-based workers in North Carolina
  • 35% of North Carolinians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 100M app-based platform transactions in North Carolina
  • Over 93 app-based transactions for every ten North Carolinians
  • 70% of North Carolinians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: New York
  • $19B economic impact for New York
  • 500,000 active app-based workers in New York
  • 44% of New Yorkers have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 470M app-based platform transactions in New York
  • Nearly 240 app-based transactions for every ten New Yorkers
  • 73% of New Yorkers have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: New Mexico
  • $670M economic impact for New Mexico
  • 27,000 active app-based workers in New Mexico
  • 43% of New Mexicans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 12M app-based platform transactions in New Mexico
  • Nearly 57 app-based transactions for every ten New Mexicans
  • 72% of New Mexicans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: New Jersey
  • $8.1B economic impact for New Jersey
  • 260,000 active app-based workers in New Jersey
  • 34% of New Jerseyans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 160M app-based platform transactions in New Jersey
  • Nearly 173 app-based transactions for every ten New Jerseyans
  • 70% of New Jerseyans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: New Hampshire
  • $540M economic impact for New Hampshire
  • 19,000 active app-based workers in New Hampshire
  • 25% of New Hampshirites have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 7.7M app-based platform transactions in New Hampshire
  • Over 55 app-based transactions for every ten New Hampshirites
  • 65% of New Hampshirites have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Nevada
  • $2.4B economic impact for Nevada
  • 94,000 active app-based workers in Nevada
  • 38% of Nevadans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 73M app-based platform transactions in Nevada
  • Nearly 230 app-based transactions for every ten Nevadans
  • 73% of Nevadans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Nebraska
  • $710M economic impact for Nebraska
  • 27,000 active app-based workers in Nebraska
  • 33% of Nebraskans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 12M app-based platform transactions in Nebraska
  • Over 60 app-based transactions for every ten Nebraskans
  • 65% of Nebraskans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Montana
  • $360M economic impact for Montana
  • 12,000 active app-based workers in Montana
  • 28% of Montanans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 5.5M app-based platform transactions in Montana
  • Nearly 50 app-based transactions for every ten Montanans
  • 64% of Montanans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Missouri
  • $3.2B economic impact for Missouri
  • 130,000 active app-based workers in Missouri
  • 31% of Missourians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 57M app-based platform transactions in Missouri
  • Over 92 app-based transactions for every ten Missourians
  • 65% of Missourians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Mississippi
  • $710M economic impact for Mississippi
  • 35,000 active app-based workers in Mississippi
  • 36% of Mississippians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 10M app-based platform transactions in Mississippi
  • Over 34 app-based transactions for every ten Mississippians
  • 70% of Mississippians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Minnesota
  • $3.3B economic impact for Minnesota
  • 86,000 active app-based workers in Minnesota
  • 31% of Minnesotans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 51M app-based platform transactions in Minnesota
  • Nearly 90 app-based transactions for every ten Minnesotans
  • 66% of Minnesotans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Michigan
  • $4.7B economic impact for Michigan
  • 190,000 active app-based workers in Michigan
  • 33% of Michiganders have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 82M app-based platform transactions in Michigan
  • Nearly 82 app-based transactions for every ten Michiganders
  • 66% of Michiganders have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Massachusetts
  • $5.3B economic impact for Massachusetts
  • 170,000 active app-based workers in Massachusetts
  • 34% of Bay Staters have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 120M app-based platform transactions in Massachusetts
  • Nearly 172 app-based transactions for every ten Bay Staters
  • 70% of Bay Staters have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Maryland
  • $3.7B economic impact for Maryland
  • 130,000 active app-based workers in Maryland
  • 34% of Marylanders have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 79M app-based platform transactions in Maryland
  • Nearly 130 app-based transactions for every ten Marylanders
  • 72% of Marylanders have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Maine
  • $400M economic impact for Maine
  • 13,000 active app-based workers in Maine
  • 25% of Mainers have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 5.7M app-based platform transactions in Maine
  • Over 41 app-based transactions for every ten Mainers
  • 66% of Mainers have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Louisiana
  • $1.7B economic impact for Louisiana
  • 77,000 active app-based workers in Louisiana
  • 37% of Louisianians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 37M app-based platform transactions in Louisiana
  • Over 80 app-based transactions for every ten Louisianians
  • 67% of Louisianians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Kentucky
  • $1.9B economic impact for Kentucky
  • 78,000 active app-based workers in Kentucky
  • 37% of Kentuckians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 37M app-based platform transactions in Kentucky
  • 82 app-based transactions for every ten Kentuckians
  • 64% of Kentuckians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Kansas
  • $1.1B economic impact for Kansas
  • 39,000 active app-based workers in Kansas
  • 35% of Kansans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 16M app-based platform transactions in Kansas
  • Nearly 55 app-based transactions for every ten Kansans
  • 67% of Kansans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Iowa
  • $970M economic impact for Iowa
  • 35,000 active app-based workers in Iowa
  • 33% of Iowans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 15M app-based platform transactions in Iowa
  • Nearly 47 app-based transactions for every ten Iowans
  • 64% of Iowans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Indiana
  • $3.3B economic impact for Indiana
  • 140,000 active app-based workers in Indiana
  • 35% of Hoosiers have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 56M app-based platform transactions in Indiana
  • Nearly 82 app-based transactions for every ten Hoosiers
  • 65% of Hoosiers have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Illinois
  • $8.8B economic impact for Illinois
  • 290,000 active app-based workers in Illinois
  • 35% of Illinoisans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 200M app-based platform transactions in Illinois
  • Nearly 160 app-based transactions for every ten Illinoisans
  • 72% of Illinoisans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Idaho
  • $740M economic impact for Idaho
  • 30,000 active app-based workers in Idaho
  • 34% of Idahoans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 13M app-based platform transactions in Idaho
  • Over 67 app-based transactions for every ten Idahoans
  • 65% of Idahoans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Hawaii
  • $760M economic impact for Hawaii
  • 22,000 active app-based workers in Hawaii
  • 30% of Hawaiians / Hawaii residents have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 15M app-based platform transactions in Hawaii
  • Nearly 105 app-based transactions for every ten Hawaiians / Hawaii residents
  • 67% of Hawaiians / Hawaii residents have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Georgia
  • $7.2B economic impact for Georgia
  • 310,000 active app-based workers in Georgia
  • 36% of Georgians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 150M app-based platform transactions in Georgia
  • Over 137 app-based transactions for every ten Georgians
  • 72% of Georgians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Florida
  • $16B economic impact for Florida
  • 690,000 active app-based workers in Florida
  • 37% of Floridians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 390M app-based platform transactions in Florida
  • Over 175 app-based transactions for every ten Floridians
  • 69% of Floridians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: District of Columbia
  • $1.1B economic impact for the District of Columbia
  • 35,000 active app-based workers in the District of Columbia
  • 42% of Washingtonians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 32M app-based platform transactions in the District of Columbia
  • Over 475 app-based transactions for every ten Washingtonians
  • 82% of Washingtonians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Delaware
  • $600M economic impact for Delaware
  • 22,000 active app-based workers in Delaware
  • 36% of Delawareans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 8.9M app-based platform transactions in Delaware
  • Over 87 app-based transactions for every ten Delaware
  • 69% of Delawareans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Connecticut
  • $2B economic impact for Connecticut
  • 84,000 active app-based workers in Connecticut
  • 34% of Connecticuters have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 42M app-based platform transactions in Connecticut
  • Over 115 app-based transactions for every ten Connecticuters
  • 69% of Connecticuters have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Colorado
  • $4B economic impact for Colorado
  • 140,000 active app-based workers in Colorado
  • 33% of Coloradans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 76M app-based platform transactions in Colorado
  • Over 130 app-based transactions for every ten Coloradans
  • 71% of Coloradans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: California
  • $38B economic impact in California
  • 870,000 active app-based workers in California
  • 46% of Californians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 660M app-based platform transactions in California
  • Nearly 170 app-based transactions for every ten Californians
  • 76% of Californians have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Arkansas
  • $840M economic impact for Arkansas
  • 36,000 active app-based workers in Arkansas
  • 37% of Arkansans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 13M app-based platform transactions in Arkansas
  • Over 42 app-based transactions for every ten Arkansans
  • 64% of Arkansans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Arizona
  • $4.3B economic impact for Arizona
  • 170,000 active app-based workers in Arizona
  • 40% of Arizonans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 95M app-based platform transactions in Arizona
  • Nearly 130 app-based transactions for every ten Arizonans
  • 71% of Arizonans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Alaska
  • $370M economic impact for Alaska
  • 12,000 active app-based workers in Alaska
  • 24% of Alaskans have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 6.5M app-based platform transactions in Alaska
  • Nearly 90 app-based transactions for every ten Alaskans
  • 70% of Alaskans have used app-based platforms as a customer
App-Based Industry Impact: Alabama
  • $1.8B economic impact for Alabama
  • 79,000 active app-based workers in Alabama
  • 40% of Alabamians have earned income on app-based platforms

  • 27M app-based platform transactions in Alabama
  • Over 53 app-based transactions for every ten Alabamians
  • 67% of Alabamians have used app-based platforms as a customer

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