The WWE, Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo announced today, via press release, that WrestleMania 31 generated $139 million in economic impact for the Santa Clara/San Jose region this past March. The figures are according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation. This marks the second largest economic impact in WrestleMania history, and the fourth consecutive year that WrestleMania generated more than $100 million in economic impact for its host region. 76,976 fans from all 50 states and 53 countries attended the event, making it the highest-grossing event in WWE history. Key highlights from the study include:
* $139 million in direct, indirect and induced impact derived from spending by visitors to the Santa Clara/San Jose region for WrestleMania 31.
* 78 percent of fans that attended WrestleMania were from outside the greater Santa Clara/San Jose region and stayed an average of 3.3 nights.
* $22 million was spent on hotels and accommodations within the Santa Clara/San Jose region.
* The economic impact derived from WrestleMania Week was equal to the creation of 1,218 full-time jobs for the area.
* $6.2 million was spent by visitors to the Santa Clara/San Jose region at area restaurants.