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Local Area Personal Income | U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

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bea.gov Personal income increased in 2,787 counties, decreased in 318, and was unchanged in 8 in 2017, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). 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 ( BEA interactive data ). Personal income is the income received by, or on behalf of, all persons from all sources: from participation as laborers in production, from owning a home or unincorporated business, from the ownership of financial assets, and from government and business in the form of transfer receipts. It includes income from domestic sources as well as from the rest of the wo