The Big RV Picture
The RV industry has been experiencing a boom in recent years, with eight straight years of growth leading up to 2017. What’s more, according to a 2019 economic study from the RV Industry Association, the recreational vehicle industry has had a staggering $114 billion total economic impact in the U.S., from RV sales to industry jobs to campgrounds and travel. Who knew the recreational vehicle industry was such a powerhouse? Here’s a closer look at some of the little-known, colorful, or otherwise intriguing facts about the RV industry, culled from industry reports, association websites, and statistics research. Curious to learn some RV lingo before you hit the road? Be sure to read Boondocking and Other RV Terms You Need to Know.