November 17, 2020

In 2019, personal income increased in 2,964 counties, decreased in 139, and was unchanged in 10. Personal income increased 4.0 percent in the metropolitan portion of the United States and increased 3.5 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion.

  • In metropolitan counties, the percent change in personal income ranged from 12.1 percent in Doniphan County, Kansas to −5.8 percent in Stark County, Illinois.
  • In nonmetropolitan counties, it ranged from 34.7 percent in Sheridan County, Kansas to −14.2 percent in Cavalier County, North Dakota.

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