The RV Industry Association published the 2017 Industry Profile, which provides a detailed look at RV production and shipment statistics, including historical comparisons of shipment figures and dollar volume as well as production breakdowns by product type and shipment destination.
Key findings from the research include:
- Wholesale RV shipments reached their highest annual level on comparable record at 504,600 units, a 17.2% increase over 2016.
- The total retail value of those shipments exceeded $20 billion, a 13.4% percent increase over the $17.7 billion in 2017.
- Indiana overwhelmingly continues to lead the country in RV production, manufacturing nearly 83% of all RVs in the U.S.
- Texas remains the top destination for RV shipments, receiving 9.5% of total RV wholesale shipments followed by California (7.3%), Florida (5.3%), Ohio and Michigan (both at 3.9%).
An analysis of the industry’s production highlights and demographic information focusing on the RV consumer are also included in the publication.