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.
U.S. Travel Association
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