Local Area Personal Income, 2017
Personal income increased in 2,787 counties, decreased in 318, and was unchanged in 8 in 2017. Personal income increased 4.5 percent in the metropolitan portion of the United States and increased 3.2 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion in 2017. The change in personal income ranged from -41.4 percent in Slope County, North Dakota to 23.7 percent in Crosby County, Texas in 2017.Current Release
- Current Release: November 15, 2018
- Next Release: May 16, 2019
- Data for the entire time series, reflecting BEA's comprehensive update, are now available (March 6, 2019).
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What is Personal Income by County, Metro, and Other Areas?
Income that people get from wages, proprietors' income, dividends, interest, rents, and government benefits. A person's income is counted in the county, metropolitan statistical area, or other area where they live, even if they work elsewhere.