Drive-In Movie Theaters Industry: Statistics, Forecasts, and Company Data

Drive-In Movie Theaters - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2023 Drive-In Movie Theaters Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2018 to 2028 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Revenues include both public and private companies in the drive-in movie theaters industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)

% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Industry Revenue Forecast
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Drive-In Movie Theaters - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Drive-In Movie Theaters companies in the United States.

Drive-In Movie Theaters Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesDrive-In Movie Theaters
Small Business (< 5 Employees)

Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Drive-In Movie Theaters - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue

Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Drive-In Movie Theaters - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios

Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Drive-In Movie Theaters - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total

Admissions to feature film exhibitions
Admissions to feature film exhibitions - domestic films
Resale of merchandise
Resale of merchandise - packaged food & beverages
Meals & bev, prepared/served/dispensed, for immediate consumption
Rental of non-residential space in buildings or other facilities
Rental of retail space
All other operating receipts
All other receipts

Drive-In Movie Theaters - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations3%

General and Operations Managers3%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations34%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers29%
Fast Food and Counter Workers25%
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop21%
Personal Care and Service Occupations43%
Supervisors of Personal Care and Service Workers5%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers5%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers5%
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers38%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers33%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers33%
Sales and Related Occupations15%
Retail Sales Workers13%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $6,099 on the drive-in movie theaters industry. It has awarded 1 contracts to 1 companies, with an average value of $6,099 per company.

Drive-In Movie Theaters and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)

Drive-In Movie Theaters Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateSeptember 2023
Report FormatPDF Download  

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