Sanders identified the potential of the restaurant franchising concept and the first “Kentucky Fried Chicken” franchise opened in Utah in 1952.
KFC was one of the first American fast-food chains to expand internationally, opening outlets in Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Jamaica by the mid-1960s.
Locations in the United States in 2021?
There are 3,979 KFC locations in the United States as of August 01, 2021. The state with the most number of KFC locations in the US is California, with 440 locations, which is 11% of all KFC locations in America.
Top States with the Most Locations
A location for every 89,800 people, with about 11% of the total number of KFC locations
440 LOCATION (11%)
A location for every 101,384 people, with about 7% of the total number of KFC locations
286 LOCATION (7%)
A location for every 83,247 people, with about 6% of the total number of KFC locations
258 LOCATION (6%)
The US States and Territories without any Locations
There are 5 US States and Territories without any KFC locations. These States and Territories that do not have any KFC locations are – Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Cities with the Most Number of Locations in the US
Number of Locations
Locations in Canada in 2021?
There are 576 KFC locations in Canada as of July 29, 2021. The province with the most number of KFC locations in Canada is Ontario, with 228 locations, which is 39% of all KFC locations in Canada.
Top Provinces with the Most Locations
There is at least one KFC location in every Canadian Province and Territory.
A location for every 63,361 people, with about 39% of the total number of KFC locations
228 LOCATION (39%)
A location for every 40,614 people, with about 18% of the total number of KFC locations
107 LOCATION (18%)
A location for every 140,555 people, with about 10% of the total number of KFC locations