Below you will find the latest data on the value of travel and tourism in Stockton and San Joaquin County.
Visitors to San Joaquin County in 2008 : 4,090,000 visitors of which 83% were leisure travelers and 17% were business travelers.
Direct Visitors Spending in San Joaquin County 2008: $646,100,000 or $157.97 per visitor (Based on 2007 visitor volume). Some of the highlights of the direct travel spending in San Joaquin County:
Based on the type of traveler, $173.3 million was spent by those staying in a Hotel/Motel; $169.9 million was spent by those staying in a private home (friends and family); and $212.5 million was spent by day travelers.
Employment Generated by Travel Spending in San Joaquin County : 6,190 jobs of which 60% is in Accommodations and Food Service
City & County Tax Receipts Generated by Travel Spending in San Joaquin County: $9,500,000
Stockton Overnight Stays in 2008 (Room Nights/Includes Unincorporated Area): 530,000, which is approximately 1450 people per night staying in Stockton. This generates approximately $37,800,000 in revenue to local hotels.
City of Stockton Tax Revenue (TOT) from Hotel Stays (2008): $2,286,600 (approximate) to the General Fund.
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A visitor is defined as someone who travels at least 50 miles one-way, whose trip purpose is non-routine, and/or they use an overnight accommodation away from home.
Data extracted from California Travel & Tourism Reports created by Dean Runyon and Associates and D.K. Shifflet & Associates and can be found here .
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