In 1880, the average shop cost $20 to equip.
It was around 10 x 12 ft (3 x 3.6 m) in size. At that time a hair cut cost 5-10 cents while shaving cost three cents.
At the barbershop, men would also play board games, discuss current events, farm business, and gossip.
In the year 2023 Barbering is the fastest growing industry as the number of licensed barbers has increased by around 10%, from 225,000 to 245,000 in the last few years.