A Day in the Life

On an average day in 2014, visitors to Moore County, NC spent:

$ 187,593   on hotels, motels, resorts for lodging
   278,985   on food and beverage purchases
   392,022   on recreation at golf courses and tennis facilities
   216,454   on other retail purchases at variety of shops, antique stores
     79,366   on transportation at gas stations
     48,101   on miscellaneous expenses

$1,202,521 Total Daily Expenditures by Visitors to Moore County


$438.92 million total annual Moore County tourism revenues generated by travel and tourism.


As a result of these expenditures, visitors impact Moore County’s economy by:

  • Directly supporting over 5,390 jobs with a annual payroll of $96.76 million (several thousand more residents are indirectly employed by tourism).
  • Pay state and local taxes totaling $94,493 daily, saving each Moore County household more than $785 annually.
  • Generate new revenues daily that can't be created any other way.
  • Place a minimal strain on our communities' infrastructure and public services.

Source Utilized:
U.S. Travel Association

For more information on Area Demographics please contact:

Ms. Karen Davis
Office Manager
1-800-346-5362 ext. 236