According to data released by the state of North Carolina, visitors to Davie County spent more than $28 million in Davie County during 2010. This is a 7.5% increase over the previous year.
Visitor spending in Davie County during 2010 generated over $5 million in local payroll and helped fund 260 jobs here in Davie County.
Visitor spending in Davie County during 2010 also generated $530,000 in local tax receipts.
Tourism is a Critical Economic Driver in North Carolina
Investments in education, the arts, infrastructure and more has helped to create a terrific quality of life in Davie County. As this data shows, we are also drawing more tourists and visitors each year, fueling the tourism industry, a critical economic driver across all of North Carolina.
About the Study
Visitor spending figures are the results of an annual study commissioned by the Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development and conducted by the U.S. Travel Association. The study uses sales and tax revenue data plus employment figures to determine the overall impact of visitor spending in North Carolina.