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Stats & Facts – Week of July 10, 2017

Published on July 12, 2017

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Talk about impact

Spending by nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in Huntsville/Madison County and their audiences totaled $89.9 million.

Arts & culture events

The dollar amount for total attendance for events held by local arts and culture nonprofits totaled 1.5 million. Average spending per person was $24.01

All about those jobs

Local arts and cultural nonprofits supported 3,073 jobs.

Helping our communities

Arts generated more than $6 million in local and state government revenue.

Kudos to the volunteers

6,332 volunteers donated a total of 189,184 hours to nonprofit arts and cultural organizations. This represents a donation of time with an estimated aggregate value of $4.5 million.


Numbers compiled from Arts Huntsville’s ‘Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 Study’. View the full report here.

Check out Arts Huntsville’s guest post on the economic impact of arts found on City Blog.

Stats & Facts is a weekly series covering City of Huntsville economic development announcements, relevant national and regional statistics that could impact the Rocket City region and informational nuggets that span industries. It is compiled by Business Relations Officer Harrison Diamond.