Frequency U.S. adults go on a long holiday 2017, by income

This statistic shows the frequency at which U.S. adults generally go on a long vacation, by income group. A long vacation being a vacation of six days or longer. It was found that 40 percent of U.S. adults in a household earning a total of less than 20,000 U.S. dollars never go on a long vacation. This is in contrast to the 7 percent of those from households earning 150,000 U.S. dollars or more per year.

Share of adults in the United States by how often they take a long vacation as of January 2017, by income*

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Release date

February 2017


United States

Survey time period

January 25 to January 28, 2017

Number of respondents

1,053 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* A long vacation was defined as one that is 6 days or longer.
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "We would now like to learn more about your vacation and travel preferences.Based on your vacation preferences of the last couple of years, about how often do you generally go on a…"

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