How many amusement parks are there in the US?
According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, (IAAPA), there are over 400 amusement parks in the US. Around 290 million people visited these amusement parks in the year 2010, generating $12 billion as revenue and it contributes $57 million to the US economy. It also employs 100,000 people around the year and 500,000 people seasonally.
Around 25% of Americans visited amusement parks once in a year and 28% of the people were interested in working for an amusement company.