According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, April 25th, 2012 release, personal income in medium counties, counties which contain population from 50,000 to 249,999, represent 23 percent of all U.S. counties.
Medium counties also account for 22 percent of personal income for the nation. Other statistics for these 718 counties for 2010:
- Net earnings totaled 63 percent of personal income, while property income represented 16 percent of personal income and transfer receipts made up 21 percent.
- Net earnings increased 2.9 percent, up from -3.4 percent in 2009. Property income also increased 2.9 percent, an increase from -15.2 percent. Transfer receipts increased 6.0 percent, a decrease from 13.8 percent.
- Personal income growth varied from 12.5 percent in Eddy, New Mexico to -4.4 percent in Christian, Kentucky.
- Per capita personal income varied from $79,967 in Arlington, Virginia to $18,259 in Starr Texas.
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