Facts and Figures

Founded: 1924

Organization type: Not-for-profit, incorporated 501(c)(4)

Members: 212,225*

Our Members

Age (avg.): 49**

Riding experience (avg.): 71 percent of AMA members have more than 25 years of riding experience***

Gender:

  • 93 percent male**
  • 7 percent female

Household income (avg.)

  • 18.1 percent: $50,000 to $74,999
  • 20.05 percent: $75,000 to $99,999
  • 24.3 percent: $100,000 to $149,999

Education: 65.46 percent of AMA members have some college or have graduated from college

    Motorcycles owned (total): 637,000***

    Motorcycle usage:

    • 78 percent on-road riding
    • 41 percent off-road riding
    • 38 percent race in AMA-sanctioned competition

    Estimated annual riding (total): 1 billion miles

    Advocacy

    Legislation reviewed/tracked: 21,893****

    Number of legislative alerts and bulletins issued: 231

    Number of advocacy messages: 13,119

    Clubs, Events and Benefits

    Chartered clubs, promoters: 1,202*****

    Events sanctioned annually: 2,513*****

    National championships: 25*****

    National-caliber road riding events: 51

    • National Gypsy Tours (sanctioned): 9
    • Grand Tours: 2
    • National Dual Sport rides: 19
    • National Adventure rides: 21

    Member benefits supplied by the AMA and AMA partners: 43

    Major Properties and Campaigns

    Major Publications:

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    * Highest member census in the current fiscal year

    ** As of August 2018

    *** Based on 2016 member survey

    **** Sept. 1, 2017 through Aug. 25, 2018

    ***** January through December 2017