Per Capita Personal Income, BEA, released yesterday:

Fulton County (Atlanta): $74,095
St. Louis County (St. Louis): $62,777
Henrico County (Richmond): $58,876
Travis County (Austin): $58,700
Wake County (Raleigh): $54,063
Cuyahoga County (Cleveland): $50,023
Jefferson County (Birmingham):$49,386
Davidson County (Nashville): $48,283
Marion County (Indianapolis): $48,253
Hamilton County (Chattanooga): $48,053
Pulaski County (Little Rock): $47,834
Jefferson County (New Orleans): $47,591
Oklahoma County (Oklahoma City): $47,583
Jefferson County (Louisville): $47,361
Shelby County (Memphis): $46,234
Knox County  (Knoxville): $46,305
Duval County (Jacksonville): $42,574
Orange County (Orlando): $41,515
Wayne County (Detroit): $40,110

Here is the Shelby County narrative from BEA:

Personal Income for Shelby

Shelby is one of 95 counties in Tennessee. It is part of the Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its 2016 population of 934,603 ranked 1st in the state.

Per Capita Personal Income

In 2016, Shelby had a per capita personal income (PCPI) of $46,234. This PCPI ranked 6th in the state and was 107 percent of the state average, $43,326, and 94 percent of the national average, $49,246.

The 2016 PCPI reflected an increase of 2.8 percent from 2015. The 2015-2016 state change was 2.8 percent and the national change was 1.6 percent. In 2006, the PCPI of Shelby was $38,710 and ranked 3rd in the state. The 2006-2016 compound annual growth rate of PCPI was 1.8 percent. The compound annual growth rate for the state was 2.8 percent and for the nation was 2.6 percent.

Per Capita Personal Income, 2016

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Personal Income

In 2016, Shelby had a personal income of $43,210,184*.   This personal income ranked 1st in the state and accounted for 15.0 percent of the state total. In 2006, the personal income of Shelby was $35,616,975* and ranked 1st in the state.

*Personal income estimates are in thousands of dollars, not adjusted for inflation.

2015-2016 percent change 2006-2016 CAGR
Shelby 2.6 % 2.0 %
Tennessee 3.7 % 3.7 %
U.S. 2.3 % 3.4 %
CAGR: compound annual growth rate

Components of Personal Income

Personal income includes net earnings by place of residence; dividends, interest, and rent; and personal current transfer receipts received by the residents of Shelby.


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