The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Tue Nov 22, 2016
A growing number of older Coloradans are giving up their homes and going on the road to live and make money.
Judy Dumcum and her husband Bob are campground hosts at Cherry Creek State Park. Both represent a new kind of retirement – living the dream full-time from their luxury RV.
Chris Pentico and his wife, LeeAnne, also retired in their RV after medical debt forced them into bankruptcy.
Whether by choice or necessity, this is not what either couple initially envisioned for their retirement.