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·Population Growth
·Gross Business Receipts
·Amusement Revenue by Month
·Lodging Revenue by Month
·Campground Revenue by Month
·Outlet Revenue by Month
·Craft/Gift/Specialty Revenue by Month
·Restaurant Revenue by Month
·Theater Revenue by Month
·Retail & Services Revenue by Month
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Lodging Revenue

2003 LODGING REVENUE BY MONTH

In 2003, lodging revenue was again the largest contributor to gross business receipts in Pigeon Forge. Lodging revenue increased 1%, totaling $125.4 million. October lodging revenue showed the highest increase over 2002 at 10%. Pigeon Forge's occupancy rate continues to remain strong, as it is higher than the national average. (Source: tia.org).

Month

Tax Collected
@ 2 1/4 %

Gross Business

% of Change

Jan.

$ 49,115

$ 2,425,068

-1

Feb.

$ 65,938

$ 3,230,130

-13

Mar.

$ 108,088

$ 5,317,226

-14

Apr.

$ 192,430

$ 8,829,950

1

May

$ 204,716

$ 9,404,781

1

June

$ 329,993

$ 14,968,940

-4

July

$ 439,576

$ 19,621,172

0

Aug.

$ 312,408

$ 14,007,396

4

Sept.

$ 286,274

$ 12,982,808

3

Oct.

$ 372,971

$ 16,922,133

10

Nov.

$ 219,369

$ 9,890,670

-2

Dec.

$ 163,537

$ 7,842,872

2

Total

$ 2,744,415

$ 125,443,146

1

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