Go RVing Examines Type B Motorhome Owners

A picture of a man and woman holding hands outside their Type B motorhome with large hills in the background

The recently released 2021 Go RVing RV Owner Demographic Profile, a comprehensive study of RV ownership, provides a variety of insights and perspectives on the demographics and ownership habits of RV owners, former RV owners and RV intenders.

Type B motorhomes, also known as camper vans, are owned by 4% of RVers. These vehicles are used about 73% in warm weather or summer. Camper vans operate on average 21 days of the year and during 56% of the owners’ vacation time. Type B motorhome owners tend to engage in outdoor hobbies including outdoor sports, fishing and water recreational activities while on the road.

Just over half (52%) of Type B owners stay at a national park campground while traveling. Another 51% will stay at a state park and 43% head to a private campground.

Type B motorhome owners said they wanted to maintain control over their itinerary, spend time outdoors and visit a location with natural beauty.

Type B motorhome owners are typically young families (42%), followed by millennials and Gen-Zers (45%), and first-timer RVers (34%). Go RVing’s demographic profile reported 33% of Type B owners are female; 66% are male. The study further found 55% are employed full time and 65% have an annual income of over $65,000. Type B owners also tend to not have children, with 59% reporting they live without children in their home.

To examine the complete report and additional information it contains, click here.

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