Athens-Clarke County (MSA)

 

Athens-Clarke County is one of 381 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) in the nation. Its 2012 population of 196,425 ranked 218th in the nation.

PER CAPITA PERSONAL INCOME

In 2012 Athens-Clarke County had a per capita personal income (PCPI) of $33,073. This PCPI ranked 328th in the United States and was 76 percent of the national average, $43,735. The 2012 PCPI reflected an increase of 3.4 percent from 2011. The 2011-2012 national change was 3.4 percent. In 2002 the PCPI of Athens-Clarke County was $24,694 and ranked 316th in the United States. The 2002-2012 compound annual growth rate of PCPI was 3.0 percent. The compound annual growth rate for the nation was 3.2 percent.
 
Per Capita Personal Income, 2012
Per Capita Income as a Percent of the United States

TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME

CAGR: compound annual growth rate
 2011-12 percent change2002-2012 CAGR
Athens-Clarke County 4.3 % 4.4 %
U.S. 4.2 % 4.1 %

In 2012 Athens-Clarke County had a total personal income (TPI) of $6,496,341*. This TPI ranked 235th in the United States. In 2002 the TPI of Athens-Clarke County was $4,218,757* and ranked 231st in the United States.

*Note: Total personal income estimates are in thousands of dollars, not adjusted for inflation.

COMPONENTS OF TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME

Total personal income includes net earnings by place of residence; dividends, interest, and rent; and personal current transfer receipts received by the residents of Athens-Clarke County.
 
Percent Contribution to Total Personal Income
Athens-Clarke County, GA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) United States

 

 

2002

 

 

2012
  Net earnings by place of residence
  Dividends, interest, and rent
  Personal current transfer receipts
 
2011-2012 percent change
  Athens-Clarke County, GA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) U.S.
Net earnings 4.7 % 4.3 %
Dividends, interest, and rent 5.6 % 5.5 %
Personal current transfer receipts 1.6 % 2.2 %
 
2002-2012 compound annual growth rate
  Athens-Clarke County, GA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) U.S.
Net earnings 3.5 % 3.6 %
Dividends, interest, and rent 5.2 % 4.5 %
Personal current transfer receipts 7.3 % 6.3 %