Missouri Airbnb stays increase popularity and so does host income

Missourians who opened up their households in 2018 by using home sharing company Airbnb earned $48 million. That’s an increase from 2017’s $28.8 million in the Show-Me State.

The company says Missouri hosts earned an annual average of $5,500 dollars in extra income last year by providing temporary stays for roughly 483,000 guests.
A press release from Airbnb says more than 4,500 Missouri hosts share their homes via the platform.

The top Missouri places driving guest stays last year included St. Louis with $14.4 million, Jackson County with $12.5 million, and Taney County, which includes Branson, with $5.1 million.

County 2018 Total Host Income 2018 Total Guest Arrivals
City of Saint Louis $14.4 million 144,000
Jackson $12.5 million 131,000
Taney $5.1 million 52,000
Camden $2.1 million 19,000
St. Louis (County) $1.9 million 18,000
Boone $1.5 million 16,300
Greene $1.4 million 15,800
Saint Charles County $971,000 9,700
Miller $919,000 7,600
Stone $911.000 8,800
Gasconade $654,000 6,500
Jasper $389,000 5,000
Franklin $321,000 3,400
Warren $317,000 2,700
Barry $244,000 2,400
Christian $222,000 2,800
Morgan $216,000 2,000
Cape Girardeau $211,000 2,600
Buchanan $179,000 1,700
St. Francois $159,000 1,600
Crawford $140,000 1,400
Pulaski $135,000 2,100
Cole $131,000 1412
Platte $127,000 1,400
Marion $125,000 1,600

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