Top Recreational Boating States by Economic Impact: Indiana

The NMMA recently released data from a 2023 economic impact study, measuring the U.S. recreational boating industry’s total economic activity as well number of jobs supported. Each week, NMMA is featuring U.S. states in the top 20 for recreational boating-related economic impact.

This week ranked 15th in the U.S. for recreational boating economic impact is Indiana. Recreational boating in Indiana has more than $5.7 billion in annual economic impact and over 17,420 jobs supported. A detailed infographic for Indiana can be downloaded by NMMA members and industry stakeholders here.

Click here to read the full study release.

For questions related to the 2023 Economic Impact Study of the Recreational Boating Industry, contact NMMA’s Business Intelligence team at


The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the nation’s leading trade association representing boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. Collectively, NMMA members manufacture an estimated 80 percent of marine products used in North America. NMMA is a unifying force and powerful voice for the recreational boating industry, working to strengthen and grow boating and protect the interests of its member companies.

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