Local Area Personal Income, 2018

In 2018, personal income increased in 3,019 counties, decreased in 91, and was unchanged in 3, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Personal income
increased 5.7 percent in the metropolitan portion of the United States and increased 4.8 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion. In metropolitan counties, the percent change in personal income ranged from
−3.2 percent in Lynn County, Texas to 17.5 percent in Midland County, Texas. In nonmetropolitan counties, it ranged from −20.8 percent in Sherman County, Texas, to 64.5 percent in Issaquena County,
Mississippi.

  • Current Release: November 14, 2019
  • Next Release: November 17, 2020

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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