Facts and Figures

Founded: 1924

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

Members: 214,517*

Member's age: Average 48

Riding experience: Average 26 years

Gender:

  • 95 percent male
  • 5 percent female

Household income: Average $85,300

Education:

  • 16 percent postgraduate study/degree
  • 26 percent four-year college degree
  • 14 percent two-year college degree
  • 26 percent some college
  • 16 percent graduated high school or equivalent

Number of motorcycles owned: 509,000 total

Motorcycle usage:

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

Total annual riding (on-road): 1.55 billion miles (estimated)

Legislation reviewed/tracked: 13,020 / 1225**

Number of legislative alerts and bulletins issued: 684**

Number of advocacy messages sent to Action E-list subscribers/elected officials: 3,671,070**

Member benefits supplied by the AMA and AMA Partners: 46*

Chartered clubs, promoters: 1,156*

Events sanctioned annually (competition and recreation): 2,795**

Racing series/championships: 37*

Recreational riding events/series: 15*

Major AMA properties:

  • AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days
  • AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference
  • AMA Racing (amateur and pro-am)
  • AMA Championship Banquet
  • AMA Congress
  • AMA Roadside Assistance
  • AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum
  • AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d'Elegance

Major Publications:

  • American Motorcyclist (street and competition/off-road versions)
  • ATV News
  • AMA News & Notes
  • AMA Extra / ATV Extra / Hall of Fame Insider

AMA websites:

  • www.americanmotorcyclist.com
  • www.motorcyclemuseum.org
  • www.atvaonline.org
  • www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com
  • www.womenandmotorcycling.com
  • www.amaracing.com
  • www.amasupercross.com
  • www.amateamusa.com

AMA social networks:

  • Facebook: AmericanMotorcyclist, AMAHallofFame, AMAWomenAndMotorcycling, AMAVintageMotorcycleDays, AMADualSport, AMAAdventureRiding, AMA-Grand-Tours, VintageDirtTrack, AMAVintageNationals, AMAATVNews
  • Twitter: @ama_rights, @ama_riding, @ama_racing
  • Instagram: @ama_riding, @ama_racing
  • YouTube: AmericanMotorcyclist, MotorcycleMuseum
  • LinkedIn: american-motorcyclist-association
  • Google+: american motorcyclist association, motorcyclemusuem

Demographic information from 2012 survey of AMA members.
*As of April 30, 2015
**Jan. - Dec. 2014