The average age of an employed landscaper is 40 years old. The most common ethnicity of landscapers is White (69.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (16.3%) and Black or African American (10.4%).
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much money is the landscaping industry worth?
It is estimated that in 2019, the industry generated a combined total revenue of just over 99 billion U.S. dollars, with an average spend of 503 U.S. dollars per household on lawn care and gardening activities.
Is the lawn care industry growing?
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.
What's the average age of the landscape industry?
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. Stay in the loop on the latest trends and updates about the landscape industry with our weekly newsletter.
How can you tell the age of a tree?
If you know when the tree was planted and the age of the tree at the time of planting, obviously, you can easily and accurately determine its age. Most trees are between 5 – 10 years when they come out of the nursery. The second most accurate way to estimate tree age is to count the annual rings of wood growth.
How many people grow plants in their yard?
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.