The annual Kampgrounds of America survey found that 77% of the campers came from within the old, and the Gen-X household.
Believe it or not, camping is the hot new trend.
According to Kampgrounds of America (KOA) 2019 in the North American Camping Report camping has increased in popularity among young people, particularly millennials and Gen X-ers.
The report noted that there are an estimated 7 million rv households in the united states. since 2014, 77 percent of which of these two groups. The Pew Research Center defines Gen X as well as any person between the ages of 39 and 54 years of age (born between 1965 and 1980) and the millennial as anyone between the ages of 38 to 23 (born between 1981 and 1996.
The report shows that the camping industry has seen some impressive growth in 2014, mostly due to a younger, more diverse guests. According to the report, only 23 per cent of the guests were baby-Boomers or older.
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In addition, one-third of all the motor homes of the respondents described themselves as a “life-long” campers, with a growing proportion of millennials and Gen X-ers who are on the way. But the campers were still in their enthusiasm, with one in 20 households are surveyed say that they have camped out for the first time this year.
The majority of the respondents (54 per cent) said that they would prefer to be somewhere within a radius of 100 miles of where they live. Given that there are 61 national parks in the US, there are plenty of options to choose from.
The report has also been considered, and why these generations have to love camping so much. Forty-nine percent of the respondents said that they would “keep the nature” as their primary reason for camping, to be followed by fond memories of the holidays with the family (45 per cent), the desire to get away from the hustle and bustle (33 per cent), and would like to explore a new place (21 per cent).
Kampgrounds of America is expected that the camping industry has to continue to be popular for generations to come, as well.
This is not to say that older generations do not have this feeling about the site, but the millennials and Gen X-ers are predominantly acting on the basis of their passion for the great outdoors.
YOUR prediction for the camping industry will continue to grow, and the fact that 90 per cent of the adolescents and the children of the respondents (Gen Z, said they are planning to get camping out as well as for adults.