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Nelson County Economic Development Statistics 2012 – 2018

Employment by Business Type:

*Restaurants paying meals tax – 49 establishments in 2012 – 83 establishments in 2018; if each restaurant has 5 full time employees = 170

*Establishments paying lodging taxes – 48 in 2012 – 181 in 2018; if each has 2 full time employees= 266

*Craft Beverage establishments

10 opened between 2012 and 2018; 501 full time employees and 63 part time; average number 46 (11 businesses reporting)

Number of visitors in 2017 – 625,000 (9 businesses reporting); 68% of visitors are from outside of Nelson (10 venues reporting)

Average ticket amount per person – $36.78 (11 venues reporting

*Total Tourism expenditures – $185,190,367 in 2014 – $211,061,840 (source Virginia Tourism Corporation)

Authorized and Paid for by
Saunders for Supervisor
P. O. Box 394, Lovingston, VA 22949