The U.S. recreational boating industry generates $170.3 billion in annual economic impact, supporting more than 35,000 businesses and 691,000 jobs. View Recreational Boating Industry Data in U.S. and by State.

 

Key Recreational Boating Industry Facts

 
$170.3B
in annual economic impact
 
$43.1B
in annual sales of boat, marine products & services ($20.3 billion in new boat, engine & accessories sales)
 
$2.1B
in annual boat and marine engine exports
 
691,149
jobs supported
 
35,277
businesses supported
 
93%
of U.S. boat manufacturers are small businesses

 

Tax Revenue

 
$20.5B
in annual tax revenue
 
$11.6B
in annual federal tax revenue
 
$8.9B
in annual state tax revenue

 

12 million registered boats

 
95%
of boats sold in the U.S. are made in the U.S.
 
83%
of boat owners have an annual household income of $100,000 or less
 
95%
of boats in the U.S. are under 26-feet and towable

 

State Recreational Boating Industry Data

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