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MARICOPA COUNTY VISITOR PROFILE

• According to Dean Runyan Associates, 23.3M visitors spent $15.9B and supported 108,810 jobs and contributed $1.4B in state and local tax revenue.**
• Visitor spending in Maricopa County saves every county household $804 in taxes per year. **

**Source: Dean Runyan Associates and Tourism Economics - Click HERE to review full 74 page report.

ARIZONA STATE VISITOR PROFILE

• 46.8M domestic and international overnight visitors chose to experience Arizona in 2019. **
• These visitors generated over $25.6B in spending, which is a y/o/y increase of 4.7%**
• In 2019, travel-generated employment reached a new record of more than 194,300. Those jobs accounted for $7.7 billion in earnings by Arizona workers. **
• Visitor spending in Arizona led to $3.78B in federal, local and state tax revenue.**
• In fact, state and local tax revenues generated by visitors to Arizona is enough to pay the wages of every firefighter, law enforcement officer, and emergency dispatcher in the entire state.

**Source: Dean Runyan Associates and Tourism Economics - Click
HERE to review full 74 page report.

For more information on the impacts of Arizona tourism, please visit these resources below:
• Arizona Visitation & Profiles, Source: Arizona Office of Tourism
https://tourism.az.gov/visitation-profiles/
• Travel Facts & Figures, Source: U.S. Travel Association
https://www.ustravel.org/research/travel-facts-and-figures
• Return on Investment Study, Source: Brand USA
https://www.thebrandusa.com/resources

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