In Greene County, tourism is an integral and driving component of the Greene County economy, sustaining 11.6% of total employment.
Visitors to Greene County generated business sales of $877.6 million, directly and indirectly, in 2019.
Tourism is a diverse composite of economic activities, including transportation, recreation, retail, lodging, and food & beverage sectors.
In addition to direct tourism industries, the manufacturing sector and business services sectors are important tourism beneficiaries as suppliers.
In the absence of the state and local taxes generated by tourism, each Ohio household would need to pay $808 to maintain the current level of government services.
The tourism industry in Greene County generated $107.4 million in taxes in 2019.
Tourism generated $52.9 million in state and local taxes.
$31.7 million in state taxes
$21.1 million in local taxes
Source: Tourism Economics, Economic Impact of Tourism in Greene County, Ohio (July, 2020)