HUNTING IS PART OF NORTH DAKOTA’S CULTURE
- 82,000 people hunt in North Dakota each year.
- 796,000 days are spent hunting in North Dakota per year.
HUNTING SUPPORTS NORTH DAKOTA’S ECONOMY
- Hunters support more than 2,200 jobs in North Dakota.
- Hunting produces $69.5 million in salaries and wages.
- North Dakota hunters spend $148 million annually.
- The average North Dakota hunter spends nearly $1,800 a year.
HUNTING IS A KEY SOURCE OF TAX REVENUE
- North Dakota hunters generate $18.8 million in taxes for the state of North Dakota.
- North Dakota hunters annually pay $15.1 million in federal taxes.
NORTH DAKOTA’S HUNTING: THE BOTTOM LINE
- The total ripple effect from hunting in North Dakota is $199 MILLION.
- 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
- America’s Hunting Heritage: Fueling the American Economy (The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation)
- Hunting in America: An Economic Force for Conservation (Southwick Associates. Produced for the National Shooting Sports Foundation in partnership with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies)