According to RVIA, the rise in families with young children has been one of the most significant trends in ownership in recent years. The Go RVing Owner Demographic Profile reveals that these owners are younger than 45 and have children who live at home and are often driving their parents’ vacations, transport modes, and destinations.
Young families are not the only ones who have taken up RVing. 57% of all current owners grew up with. The industry’s current growth – 27% are young families own – is likely due to technological changes that enable these college-educated, well-off, full-time workers to work remotely. Remote education has been possible for their children since the closure of secondary and primary schools in response to COVID-19.
According to the study, what motivates them to live in anis more eternal. Young children are often raised by working parents. time is limited to short conversations in the car while they to soccer practice or to the dentist. One of the top reasons they purchased was to unwind and relax in natural beauty areas where they can spend quality time with their families.
The report mentioned Lance Jeffery, a Los Angeles producer, husband to a jewelry entrepreneur, and father of two daughters, ages seven and eleven. He said that getting away in angives them all the time they need to be together.
“We love to drive up the coast fromto visit our friends. We also love to in Malibu. We will just take a weekend trip and stay over for a night. It’s like a mini-vacation.”
It can be difficult to find “quantity time” with your family, which can make it more challenging when planning vacations. While summer is the most popular season for them to, many also plan spring breaks vacations. They an average of 19 days per year in their , which is three days less than the average number of other owners.
Young families like allbuyers tend to congregate in national parks, state parks, and recreation areas. Private are also a popular spot, although festivals are more popular for them. They also like the freedom to move from one site to another, just like other segments of the market, the report added.
Young families loveand is a great option. They are more likely to bring ATVs, boats, and kayaks with them on their travels.
However, being outdoorsy and active does not mean they have left their technology at home. Young families are more likely towith their iPads, tablets, smartphones, gaming consoles, home hubs, smartphones, and streaming devices than any other group. Parents and children often spend more time using any one of these devices than they do other things. This is often due to the quality of services available at .
Although personal technology devices are something that young families can use, they find tasks and technology involved inownership more difficult than the older generations.
Jeffrey stated that he had rented anseveral times before and that it was an important steppingstone as he learned how to use generators and electronics, and how to handle water/sewage tanks.
Jeffery and his wife bought and restored a used. This is in contrast to 73% of young families who purchase new units. This demographic is most fond of , traditional trailers (like Jefferys’ ), as well as expandable trailers (like Hansens’ pop up).
Like most RVers, both families are committed to living the RVing lifestyle. A staggering 87% of youngowners plan to buy another . The majority of owners have purchased their with cash and plan to do so. Others will borrow money from either – or private financial institutions. 45 percent of buyers plan to buy from an dealer, with 23% coming from private sellers or .
According to the Consumer Demographic Profile, there is a long runway forsales and ownership among today’s young families, report added.