Missouri is the most popular Midwest state for eclipse-goers using Airbnb

3 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago Tuesday, August 15 2017 Aug 15, 2017 Tuesday, August 15, 2017 3:04:00 PM CDT August 15, 2017 in Eclipse Impact
By: Jacob Cavaiani, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Missouri cities along the path of totality during the eclipse will earn a combined $556,000 in supplemental income, short-term lodging service Airbnb said.

The website said Columbia was expected to welcome 469 Airbnb guests; Jefferson City, 74; Hermann, 73.

The 3,750 total expected guest arrivals would represent a 376 percent increase compared to the week prior, Airbnb said.

Missouri is the most popular midwest state for eclipse-goers, and St. Louis is the 5th most popular city along the eclipse's path, Airbnb said.

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