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Per Capita Income in the Rural Capital Area Surpasses $42,000, Grows 16% in 5 Years

Nov 21, 2017

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Recently released data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that the per capita income of the Rural Capital Area reached $42,000 in 2016, a 16% increase from the previous 5 years (on par with US growth). Per capita income in the Rural Capital Area is 85% of the US average.
 
Within the Rural Capital Area, Fayette county has the highest per capita income ($48,200), followed by Blanco county ($47,400) and Llano county ($45,400). 5-year growth rates were the highest in Llano (27%), Lee (22%), and Fayette (19%) counties. Last year, per capita income grew the fastest in Williamson county (1.5%).
 
To view statistical data or download a snapshot of per capita income in the Rural Capital Area by county, metro or region, visit Rural Capital Headlight