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.
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- GDP and Personal Income by County: New Statistics for 2021 and Updated Statistics for 2014–2020 | SCB, May 2023
- Local Area Personal Income for 2016 | SCB, December 2017
- Tables: Comprehensive Revision of Local Area Personal Income: New Statistics for 2012 and Revised Statistics for 2001–2011 | SCB, December 2013
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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.