2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

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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.

As Rents Rise in Nevada, More are Turning to RV Living

Thu Aug 16, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

Penny Banks and her dogs have been living the RV life for several months. She's been parked at the Rivers Edge RV Park in Sparks, Nevada, reports News 4 and Fox 11. Alicia Siever, the park manager, said people pay $425 a month for a spot and they've been full for about three years.

"We get a lot of variety of people," Siever says. "We have families who can't simply afford the rent prices, looking to downsize. We have retirees. We have those traveling for work."

She said they see a lot of Tesla workers as well as transient workers like plumbers and electricians.

These are not your grandma's Rv park from the 1970s. Most of the parks in town have stores, pools and other amenities. Many residents say they're in love with the cheaper, simpler more convenient way to live. And If they don't like where they're living or who they're living next to--they can easily move.

Read the full article RV News.