Business | Today's typical RV owner is 49 years old with an annual household income of $56,000
by Dan Perkins
Posted 1/29/05, 12:00 am
Venture to guess what the most sought-after search term was on eBay last year? It wasn't iPod, flat-screen televisions, or used bubble gum. It was RV.
And the RV, or recreational vehicle, isn't just a hot item among online bargain hunters. Despite increasing gasoline prices across much of the country last year, consumers purchased RVs at a record pace. In the third quarter alone, the industry reported its highest sales in 26 years, shipping 93,300 units.