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 .
Thu Jun 15, 2017
RV campers call it "boondocking" — pulling their recreational vehicles over somewhere to camp for a few nights off the road.
Isle of Palms, South Carolina residents say no way. Not here. But a city official's proposal refuses to go away, according to a story by the Myrtle Beach Post and Courier.
Councilman Ted Kinghorn wants to open the city's front beach public lot for short-term RV rentals during the tourism off-season, roughly mid-October to mid-March.