Fun Facts about RVs

by | Mar 18, 2016 | RV Buyer's Guide

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Think you know everything there is to know about RVs? Think again! Here are 10 fun facts you can share while you’re driving down the road or around the next campfire!

    1. The first motorized campers were built in 1910.
    2. The first RVs did not have bathrooms – RVers used the closest tree or bush instead!
    3. In the 1930s RVers came equipped with beds, electricity, water, and dinettes.
    4. The average RVer uses their RV about 28 to 35 days per year.
    5. In 2015, approximately 44,900 employees work for the RV Park industry.
    6. The fastest growing group of RV owners is people aged 35 to 44 years old.
    7. In 2015 over $12 billion were spent on wholesale shipments of RVs.
    8. Over 350,000 units were shipped nationwide in 2014.
    9. 94% of all RVers travel with 2-7 people.
    10. The average RV owner is age 49, married, owns a home, and has household income of $68,000.

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