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Per Capita Income

This indicator shows the per capita income.

Per Capita Income

22659
19728
Comparison: U.S. Counties 

24071

dollars
Measurement Period: 2008-2012

Census Tract: 12099007766

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Categories: Economy / Income
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 3,143 U.S. counties and county equivalents.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: January 2014
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Why is this important?

Per capita income, or income per person, is the total income of the region divided by the population. It is an aggregate measure of all sources of income and therefore is not a measure of income distribution or wealth. Areas with higher per capita incomes are considered to be more prosperous; however, median income is a more accepted measure of the economic well-being of a region because median income is not skewed by extremely high or low outliers.

Per Capita Income : Time Series

2006-2010: 23,174 2007-2011: 24,673 2008-2012: 24,071

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Per Capita Income

Comparison: Prior Value 

24071

dollars
Measurement Period: 2008-2012

Census Tract: 12099007766

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Categories: Economy / Income
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: January 2014

Why is this important?

Per capita income, or income per person, is the total income of the region divided by the population. It is an aggregate measure of all sources of income and therefore is not a measure of income distribution or wealth. Areas with higher per capita incomes are considered to be more prosperous; however, median income is a more accepted measure of the economic well-being of a region because median income is not skewed by extremely high or low outliers.

Per Capita Income : Time Series

2006-2010: 23,174 2007-2011: 24,673 2008-2012: 24,071

dollars

Zoom to:

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Create Indicator Comparison Report