Table 5-6: Recreational Boat Registrations by Propulsion Type: 2011

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State Powered1 Nonpowered2 Other3 Total
Alabama 260,323 2,088 3,115 265,526
Alaska 49,419 489 311 50,219
Arizona 125,101 0 6,564 131,665
Arkansas 183,438 560 16,917 200,915
California 792,800 35,034 27,409 855,243
Colorado 84,155 3,399 1,767 89,321
Connecticut 105,020 364 115 105,499
Delaware 55,541 0 2,146 57,687
District of Columbia 2,255 525 109 2,889
Florida 848,678 19,400 21,817 889,895
Georgia 313,082 3,230 6,034 322,346
Hawaii 12,767 492 116 13,375
Idaho 81,358 681 2,251 84,290
Illinois 289,547 72,350 9,468 371,365
Indiana 215,961 603 733 217,297
Iowa 185,832 36,399 6,512 228,743
Kansas 84,258 3,022 761 88,041
Kentucky 158,705 0 13,231 171,936
Louisiana 302,974 0 0 302,974
Maine 106,007 0 672 106,679
Maryland 181,240 359 7,024 188,623
Massachusetts 129,503 0 10,488 139,991
Michigan 752,250 47,937 3,204 803,391
Minnesota 593,959 203,436 11,388 808,783
Mississippi 155,997 746 0 156,743
Missouri 300,348 1,865 58 302,271
Montana 42,662 254 69 42,985
Nebraska 80,626 1 3,844 84,471
Nevada 49,453 247 1,164 50,864
New Hampshire 88,337 3,613 0 91,950
New Jersey 162,039 3,998 0 166,037
New Mexico 36,397 1,007 65 37,469
New York 466,645 0 1,183 467,828
North Carolina 386,893 1,755 3,918 392,566
North Dakota 46,623 603 311 47,537
Ohio 310,142 121,992 562 432,696
Oklahoma 199,337 0 0 199,337
Oregon 169,608 0 2,375 171,983
Pennsylvania 292,666 21,166 17,758 331,590
Rhode Island 39,148 61 1,780 40,989
South Carolina 423,720 21,233 2,792 447,745
South Dakota 52,431 3,920 264 56,615
Tennessee 258,566 1,338 0 259,904
Texas 567,378 3,080 6,716 577,174
Utah 66,566 976 885 68,427
Vermont 28,807 0 0 28,807
Virginia 237,993 248 4,232 242,473
Washington 234,543 0 0 234,543
West Virginia 51,752 0 0 51,752
Wisconsin 602,400 18,823 7,520 628,743
Wyoming 26,499 629 1,036 28,164
United States, total4 11,326,848 638,314 208,773 12,173,935

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

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

3Other boats are those not included elsewhere.

4U.S. totals include Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

NOTES: Data are derived from reports of states and other jurisdictions with varying registration categories. The U.S. totals do not include sailboards, which are registered in some states.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Boating Safety, personal communication in April 2013.