2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

RV Boom Creates Less than 3 Percent Unemployment in 71 IN Counties

Mon Jun 12, 2017

GOSHEN, Indiana — Business is booming for Indiana manufacturers and as a result unemployment has dwindled to less than 3 percent in 71 of the state’s 92 counties, creating a worker shortage.

“Elkhart County just dipped below 2 percent unemployment rate,” Elkhart County Economic Development Corporation CEO Mark Dobson says. "I don’t know how you do that. We have always considered 3.5 percent full employment.”

Elkhart County has risen from the ashes of the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009. Back then the county had the highest jobless rate in the nation of 20 percent in March 2009, accoridng to a story by the Goshen News.

Additional Information: http://www.goshennews.com/across_indiana/employment-surge-leaves-manufacturers-searching-for-skilled-help/article_38ec6fa0-4c7c-11e7-aabb-f30139251cd1.html