A Day in the Life

On an average day in 2013, visitors to Moore County, NC spent:

$ 175,219   on hotels, motels, resorts for lodging
  260,584   on food and beverage purchases
   366,167   on recreation at golf courses and tennis facilities
   202,176   on other retail purchases at variety of shops, antique stores
      74,131   on transportation at gas stations
     44,928   on miscellaneous expenses

$1,123,205 Total Daily Expenditures by Visitors to Moore County


$409.9 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 5,140 jobs with a annual payroll of $89.4 million (several thousand more residents are indirectly employed by tourism).
  • Pay state and local taxes totaling $89,534 daily, saving each Moore County household more than $1,100 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