On an average day in 2011, visitors to Moore County, NC spent:
$138,171 on hotels, motels, resorts for lodging
205,538 on food and beverage purchases
288,667 on recreation at golf courses and tennis facilities
158,415 on other retail purchases at variety of shops, antique stores
58,085 on transportation at gas stations
35,204 on miscellaneous expenses
$884,080 Total Daily Expenditures by Visitors to Moore County
$374.21 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 4,880 jobs with a annual payroll of $81.3 million (several thousand more residents are indirectly employed by tourism).
- Pay state and local taxes totaling $86,466 daily, saving each Moore County household more than $1,065 annually
- Generate new revenues daily that can't be created any other way.
- Place a minimal strain on our communities' infrastructure and public services.
U.S. Travel Association
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