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.
U.S. Travel Association
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