Local Area Personal Income: 2016

Personal income grew in 2016 in 2,285 counties, fell in 795, and was unchanged in 33. On average, personal income rose 2.5 percent in 2016 in the metropolitan portion of the United States and rose 1.0 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion. Personal income growth in 2016 ranged from -40.8 percent in Kenedy County, Texas to 27.1 percent in Tillman County, Oklahoma.

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Per capita personal income—personal income divided by population—is a useful metric for making comparisons of the level of personal income across counties. In 2016, it ranged from $16,267 in Wheeler County, Georgia to $199,635 in Teton County, Wyoming.

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