Kosciusko County Lakes Valued at $313m Per Year

The Center for Lakes & Streams has put a value on the lakes in Kosciusko County. A study this spring profiling the economic impact of the lakes in Kosciusko County estimated the total value of Kosciusko County lakes to be approximately $313 million a year. The Center used data collected from 314 businesses ranging from marinas and bait shops to grocery stores and restaurants as well as national averages to reach that figure. According to the study, lake-specific businesses generate approximately $150,722,000 annually as a result of the presence of lakes in Kosciusko County. You can see the full reports at www.lakes.grace.edu