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445. Characteristics of Pleasure Trips by U.S. Residents

[Represents trips to destinations 50 miles or more, one-way, away from home or one or more overnight trips (335.5 represents 335,500,000). Based on a monthly mail panel survey of 20,000 U.S. households. For details, see source]

 
CHARACTERISTIC Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
Total trips Millions 335.5 338.5 341.4 347.4 348.1 346.5
Average household members on trip Number 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.0
Average nights per trip 1 Number 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7
Traveled primarily by auto/truck/RV
  rental car Percent 77 77 78 78 77 77
Traveled primarily by air Percent 17 17 16 16 16 17
Used a rental car while on trip 2 Percent 7 7 7 7 7 8
Stayed in a hotel while on trip Percent 33 33 33 33 34 35
Household income:
  Less than $40,000 Percent 52 51 49 47 44 41
  $40,000 or more Percent 48 49 51 53 56 59



1 Includes overnight and non overnight stays.
2 As a secondary mode of transportation.

Source: Travel Industry Association of America, Washington, DC, TravelScope, annual (copyright).

http://www.tia.org/home.asp



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/445_characteristics_of_pleasure_trips_by_u.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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