Landscape Industry Statistics

The landscape industry encompasses a wide range of service lines, areas of expertise and job positions. Here are some statistics and reports on the size and scope of the industry.

Size of the Industry

Statistics from the IBIS World Landscaping Services Industry Report shows that the landscape services industry has a market size of $105.1 billion in 2021. The industry employs more than 1 million people and represents 604,163 landscaping service businesses, an increase of 4.9 percent from 2020.

The market size of the industry in the U.S. has been growing 2.5 percent on average between 2016 and 2021.  

Florida (8,758 businesses), California (8,288 businesses) and New York (6,958 businesses) are the states with the most number of landscaping businesses in the U.S. 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks industry employment and wages and employment in the following categories:

State of the Industry

In mid-2020, landscape companies were mostly optimistic about things and lawn care companies were experiencing significant revenue gains. Click here to see the rest of the survey results. 

Find data about the landscape industry in the following reports:

Consumer Statistics

Younger households are picking up gardening and lawn care activities under landscape maintenance. Rising health consciousness of the millennial consumers is leading to the need for self-sufficiency in food and vegetable gardening in their yards. 67 percent of adults are growing or plan to grow edible plants. 

Research shows there were 16 million new gardeners during COVID-19, many under 35. The National Gardening Survey reports the 35- to 44-year-old age bracket had the highest mean of spending ($608.54) of all age groups in 2019.  

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