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Go RVing RV Owner Demographic Profile: 34% of Fifth Wheel Owners are Millennials, Gen Z

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Following only traditional travel trailers, fifth wheels are second in well-known RV types, making up 20% of all RV owners, according to RV Industry Association’s Go RVing RV Owner Demographic Profile.

Young families comprise 27% of fifth wheel owners, 34% are millennials and Gen Z, while 24% are first-time owners.

Fifth wheels are typically utilized for 30 days out of the year. They are used the most during the summer (85%), then autumn (61%), followed by spring (50%) and winter (36%). 54% of fifth wheel owners prefer staying at private campgrounds or state parks while 38% prefer national parks or campgrounds.

When they travel, half of these RV owners are interested in other outdoor recreational activities, such as fishing (50%), hiking (45%) as well as water recreational activities (30%). 61% of them said they chose to travel because of unwinding and relaxing, while 57% expressed that they would like to spend time outdoors, and 55% wanted to go to areas with natural beauty. Others brought bicycles (28%) and secondary vehicles (13%).

When it comes to demographics, 46% are between the ages of 18 to 34, and 54% are aged 55 or older. 59% of people with a fifth wheel are female, while 41% are male. In terms of employment, 37% of them are retired, while 34% are employed full-time. The annual average income for 52% of fifth wheel owners is greater than $65,000. 71% of owners have no children at home.

​The Go RVing Owner Demographic Profile is the most comprehensive research on the ownership of RV ever conducted, offering detailed insights and perspectives about the demographics, and ownership habits of RV owners, former RV owners, as well as RV Intenders.

The study has identified seven distinct clusters of people based on RV owners’ habits, needs, and unique motivations. The study also provides a breakdown of various kinds of recreational vehicles as well as an analysis of the demographics that favor different types of RVs.

View the full Go RVing RV Owner Demographic Profile here.

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