Coastal Research

Oregon Travel Impacts: 1992-2017, Dean Runyan Associates

Publish Date: May 2018

This report provides detailed statewide, regional and county travel impact estimates for Oregon from 1992 to 2017. The report also provides average spending and volume estimates for overnight visitors for most counties. The estimates for 2017 are preliminary. Secondary impacts and travel industry GDP are provided at the state level.

For more detail by county, region or state, please see the interactive database (requires Flash):

Oregon Visitor Report: 2017, Longwoods International

Publish Date: August 31st, 2017

Travel Oregon worked with Longwoods International to identify the profile of Oregon’s domestic visitors in 2017. The purpose of this study was to provide information on the structure of the Oregon travel market as a whole. This study includes data on visitor activities, state of origin, regions visited and demographic profile of visitors to Oregon.


Oregon Travel Impacts: 1991 – 2015, Dean Runyan Associates

Publish Date: May 18, 2016

The purpose of the study is to document the economic significance of the travel industry in Oregon. The report describes the economic impacts of travel to and through the state and each of its 36 counties over the time period of 1991 to 2015, and includes detailed estimates of travel spending, the employment and earnings generated by this spending, and travel-generated tax receipts. A primary objective of the research is to provide reliable detailed figures that permit year-to-year comparisons at the state and county levels.

For more detail by county, region or state, please see the interactive database (requires Flash):

Oregon Coast Overnight Travel Study: 2015, Longwoods International

Publish Date: October 21, 2015

This report provides a profile of domestic overnight visitors to the Oregon Coast from a national survey of travelers. Results are from 2015 and 2014 to allow for a sufficient sample size. The report includes estimates of the following: visitor volumes, demographic information, activity participation, previous visits, and other regions visited. The study also provides comparisons to the Oregon travel market.


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