The McDonald’s System’s Billion Dollar Impact: California 

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March 30, 2023

The McDonald’s System plays an integral role in California’s economy through its support of jobs and businesses across the state, driving economic opportunity for its independent owner/operators, McDonald’s crew members, and suppliers. The McDonald’s System strives to lift up the communities where it operates, by feeding and fostering communities and making delicious, feel-good moments easy for everyone.  

  • California is home to nearly 1,300 McDonald’s restaurants, more than 230 owner/operators, and more than 70,000 restaurant crew and managers. 

  • McDonald’s restaurants are open for business in 90% of California’s counties, with more than 300 restaurants in Los Angeles County.

  • Across California, nearly 1 in 7 owner/operators began their careers as McDonald’s crew members.

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