Statistics on laundromats are available on CoinLaundry.org and BLS.gov. Statistics listed include market valuations, trends, background and industry employment wages. CoinLaundry.org contains multiple resources for laundromat floor plan designs, equipment and planning.
It is estimated that the laundromat industry is nearly 70 years old, and there are approximately 35,000 facilities currently in operation in the United States. This industry is comprised mostly of individual owners and operators rather than franchises.
Laundromats generate about $5 billion in revenue every year. It has been established that home renters make up the majority of coin-operated laundry users, and according to research conducted in 2014, 37 percent of American households are renters.