Rv Market Info

RV ownership trends
December 8, 2005:

  • nearly 8 million U.S. households own at least one RV—a 15 percent increase over the past four years …. One in 12 U.S. vehicle-owning households now own at least one RV.
  • high RV ownership rates now extend across a 40-year span from age 35 to 75,
  • More RVs are owned by 35-to-54 year olds than any other age group.
  • The typical RV owner is age 49, married, owns a home and has an annual household income of $68,000.
  • Baby boomers have begun entering the prime age range—55 to 64—with the highest ownership rates, according to the study. Today one-in-10 vehicle-owning households in that age group own at least one RV.

RV Shipments

2010 RV Wholesale Shipments by Month (Units in 000)

RV Type JAN FEB MAR
Travel Trailers 9.5 12.0 14.5
Fifth Wheel Trailers 3.5 4.6 5.2
Folding Camp Trailer 1.1 1.2 1.9
Truck Campers 0.2 0.3 0.2
Total Towable RVs 14.3 18.1 21.8
Motorhomes (Type A) 0.9 1.0 1.2
Motorhomes (Type B) 0.1 0.2 0.1
Motorhomes (Type C) 0.5 0.8 0.9
Total Motorhomes 1.5 2.0 2.2
All RV's 15.8 20.1 24.0
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