Travel Economic Impact Model

These county-by-county travel economic impact statistics are prepared annually by the Research Department of the US Travel Association for the N.C. Department of Commerce.  This page contains an archive of 2013 County level spending numbers.  For more recent information, contact:
Marlise Taylor
Director of Tourism Research
(919) 447-7748

In addition to the direct visitor spending estimates for all 100 NC counties, county level employment, payroll and tax revenues as a result of direct visitor spending are included.

This research was gathered using the Travel Economic Impact Model (TEIM).

To use this information in a press release or reference it in any way, the name of the study is "The Economic Impact Of Travel On North Carolina Counties." The credit line should read: "This study was prepared for the North Carolina Department of Commerce by the US Travel Association."


To view the statewide county statistics for North Carolina.

To view the statistics for an individual county, please select the year and county below

or choose a region on the map to view a larger map of the counties.


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