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.
Data for the entire time series, reflecting BEA's comprehensive update, are now available (March 6, 2019).
- Current Release: November 15, 2018
- Next Release: May 16, 2019
- Downloadable Data
- Supplemental Information
- Data Table Availability
- Regional Definitions Glossary of Terms Specific to the Regional Program
- Statistical Area Delineations including Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas
- BEA Regions
- 250 Highest and Lowest Per Capita Personal Incomes of the 3113 Counties in the United States, 2017
- Component Counties by State
- Economic Information for Coastal Areas
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.