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.

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  • 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).

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.

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