For the reported New England region in 2010, figures related to local area personal income.
Personal income grew in 66 out of 67 counties. Nantucket County reported the largest increase in growth, located in Massachusetts (8.7 percent), while the largest contraction occurred in Aroostook County, Maine (-0.2 percent).
Reported Net earnings totaled 66 percent of personal income, while property income reported a contribution of 17 percent and transfer receipts comprised 17 percent.
Per capita personal income reflected an increase in 66 of 67 counties. Nantucket County, Massachusetts had the highest per capita personal income figure at $73,654, while Essex County, Vermont represented the lowest per capita personal income, coming in at $25,013.
Figures, by city, of the Highest Per Capita Personal Incomes in the New England Region (dollars), below
– County 2009 2010 Percent Change
– Nantucket, Massachusetts 67,285 73,654 9.5
– Fairfield, Connecticut 70,494 71,768 1.8
– Norfolk, Massachusetts 60,779 62,521 2.9
– Middlesex, Massachusetts 59,187 60,765 2.7
– Dukes, Massachusetts 56,417 58,841 4.3
New England Local Area Personal Income Resources info:
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U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis – Provides statistics on consumer spending, corporate profits, travel and tourism and much more.
Entrepreneurworld – Resource for Entrepreneurs, including starting your own business, growing your business.
Bureau of Labor Statistics – Provides companies with up to date information on employment, demand, hiring, productivity and other information that may be useful to companies.
International Trade Administration – Creates jobs and economic growth by promoting U.S. companies abroad to governments in other countries.
New England Local Area Personal income additional resources:
Department of Labor – Provides information on many labor issues that can be useful to companies, such as insurance, regulation, wages, wage hours, compensation, safety and health
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – U.S. office to file patents to protect a companies new or existing proprietary products.
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