Governor’s Report: tourism by the numbers II

The stats just keep coming from the 2007-2008 Governor’s Conference Report issued by the Tennessee Department of Tourism Development. Here, in no particular order, are some stats that I found interesting:

2006 State of Origin for Visitors to Tennessee

1. Tennessee

2. Georgia

3. Kentucky

4. Alabama

5. Virginia

6. Mississippi

7. North Carolina

8. Ohio

9. Indiana

10. Florida

The average visitor to Tennessee:

  • is 43 years old and married, employed, and earns $59,883 per year
  • who has kids–some 24.1 percent of visitors have procreated–traveled with an average of 2 kids
  • Stayed overnight for an average of 2.7 nights
  • probably drove to his or her destination–88 percent came in cars, trucks, vans, or RVs.



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