Table 5-6: Recreational Boat Registrations by Propulsion Type: 2006

Table 5-6: Recreational Boat Registrations by Propulsion Type: 2006

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State Powered1 Nonpowered2 Other3 Total
Alabama 263,770 2,580 5,308 271,658
Alaska 45,579 3,656 298 49,533
Arizona 138,522 3 6,498 145,023
Arkansas 181,805 526 16,858 199,189
California 828,512 37,829 27,487 893,828
Colorado 93,955 3,519 593 98,067
Connecticut 108,074 453 174 108,701
Delaware 58,229 0 963 59,192
District of Columbia 2,082 261 82 2,425
Florida 946,972 18,088 23,592 988,652
Georgia 315,754 778 20,047 336,579
Hawaii 14,567 475 67 15,109
Idaho 85,539 751 2,174 88,464
Illinois 309,831 61,436 12,348 383,615
Indiana 162,810 1,128 740 164,678
Iowa 111,502 24,204 98,629 234,335
Kansas 91,455 3,767 455 95,677
Kentucky 164,774 0 13,177 177,951
Louisiana 306,366 0 0 306,366
Maine 112,807 0 469 113,276
Maryland 195,455 532 8,290 204,277
Massachusetts 139,566 0 9,074 148,640
Michigan 779,385 45,861 3,283 828,529
Minnesota 647,641 202,045 13,251 862,937
Mississippi 179,433 0 0 179,433
Missouri 274,597 2,607 47,622 324,826
Montana 81,158 777 0 81,935
Nebraska 79,344 1 3,968 83,313
Nevada 58,721 333 903 59,957
New Hampshire 97,268 4,029 0 101,297
New Jersey 198,861 6,660 446 205,967
New Mexico 37,163 1,168 463 38,794
New York 488,690 0 9,285 497,975
North Carolina 364,847 1,653 3,791 370,291
North Dakota 48,738 569 331 49,638
Ohio 324,097 81,308 6,851 412,256
Oklahoma 216,556 0 0 216,556
Oregon 183,541 0 2,956 186,497
Pennsylvania 304,755 25,756 13,679 344,190
Rhode Island 43,375 0 0 43,375
South Carolina 411,591 22,002 2,482 436,075
South Dakota 49,611 3,535 284 53,430
Tennessee 270,148 1,539 0 271,687
Texas 586,433 2,997 6,504 595,934
Utah 75,384 1,097 0 76,481
Vermont 31,888 0 202 32,090
Virginia 243,144 246 4,701 248,091
Washington 270,627 0 0 270,627
West Virginia 57,422 0 0 57,422
Wisconsin 626,102 9,469 0 635,571
Wyoming 25,492 549 255 26,296
United States, total 11,802,419 574,311 369,396 12,746,126

1 Powered boats include traditional power boats, sailboats with auxiliary engines and personal watercraft (such as jet-skis).

2 Nonpowered boats include row boats, sail boats, canoes and kayaks.

3 Other boats are those not included elsewhere.

NOTES: Data are derived from reports of states and other jurisdictions with varying registration categories.  The U.S. totals include Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.  The U.S. totals do not include sailboards, which are registered in some states.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Boating Safety, personal communication, Feb. 4, 2008.