RVIA Economic Impact Study

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 .

34 States Added Jobs in Year Ending July 2018

Wed Aug 29, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

From July 2017 to July 2018, 34 states added nonfarm payroll jobs, and employment was essentially unchanged in 16 states and the District of Columbia.

The largest job gains occurred in Texas (377,100), California (332,700), and Florida (210,600). The largest percentage gain occurred in Utah (3.5 percent), followed by Idaho and Nevada (3.4 percent each).

Click the interactive map below to view details for each state.

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