Personal Income by County and Metropolitan Area, 2021

In 2021, personal income increased in 3,075 counties, decreased in 36, and was unchanged in 3. Personal income increased 7.4 percent in the metropolitan portion of the United States and 7.7 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion.

  • Current Release: November 16, 2022
  • Next Release: November 16, 2023

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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