2010 County Per Capita Personal Income

St. Louis County had the highest per capita income in Missouri in 2010, according to recently released data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The county's per capita income of $51,512 was more than $14,000 higher than the state average of $36,799. Fifty-five counties in Missouri had per capita incomes of $30,000 or higher in 2010. New Madrid County had the largest increase in per capita income between 2009 and 2010 with growth of 6.1 percent.

Per capita Income 2010

St. Louis County had the highest Per Capita Income of $51,512 followed by Platte ($43,303), Andrew ($42,758), Cole ($39,755) and Jackson ($39,536).

2010 Top 20 Missouri Counties for Per Capita Income
Rank County 2010 Per Capita Income Rank County 2010 Per Capita Income
1 St. Louis, MO $51,512 11 Boone, MO $36,269
2 Platte, MO $43,303 12 St. Louis City MO $35,861
3 Andrew, MO $42,758 13 Greene, MO $35,362
4 Cole, MO $39,755 14 Chariton, MO $35,288
5 Jackson, MO $39,536 15 Ray, MO $35,222
6 St. Charles, MO $39,441 16 Cape Girardeau, MO $34,781
7 Pulaski, MO $38,696 17 Franklin, MO $34,762
8 Clay, MO $36,830 18 Cass, MO $34,514
9 Atchison, MO $36,540 19 Clinton, MO $34,480
10 Lafayette, MO $36,405 20 Osage, MO $34,164

Missouri's per capita income grew by 1.9 percent from $36,108 in 2009 to $36,799 in 2010. The largest increase was in New Madrid County at 6.1 percent, with an increase of $1,713 in per capita income. Eighty percent of Missouri counties had an increase in Per capita income from 2009 to 2010 with twelve counties having an increase of 4 percent or higher.

Top Ten Counties in Percent Change 2009 to 2010
County 2010 Per Capita Income Percent Change 2009-2010
New Madrid, MO $29,808 6.1%
Montgomery, MO $31,958 5.3%
Moniteau, MO $31,192 4.9%
Barry, MO $29,294 4.7%
Polk, MO $26,331 4.6%
Ozark, MO $23,280 4.5%
Stoddard, MO $31,763 4.5%
Marion, MO $32,661 4.4%
Audrain, MO $31,764 4.2%
Pettis, MO $31,393 4.2%

 

Per Capita Change in Wages

Missouri Per Capita Income Change from 2009 to 2010
Area 2009 Per Capita Income 2010 Per Capita Income Per Capita Income Change 2009 to 2010 Area 2009 Per Capita Income 2010 Per Capita Income Per Capita Income Change 2009 to 2010
Adair, MO  $ 26,992  $ 27,214 0.8% McDonald, MO  $ 24,041  $ 24,700 2.7%
Andrew, MO  $ 42,093  $ 42,758 1.6% Macon, MO  $ 30,359  $ 30,501 0.5%
Atchison, MO  $ 38,908  $ 36,540 -6.1% Madison, MO  $ 25,572  $ 26,443 3.4%
Audrain, MO  $ 30,485  $ 31,764 4.2% Maries, MO  $ 29,164  $ 29,829 2.3%
Barry, MO  $ 27,981  $ 29,294 4.7% Marion, MO  $ 31,289  $ 32,661 4.4%
Barton, MO  $ 28,626  $ 29,231 2.1% Mercer, MO  $ 26,470  $ 26,151 -1.2%
Bates, MO  $ 32,266  $ 31,856 -1.3% Miller, MO  $ 25,731  $ 26,431 2.7%
Benton, MO  $ 27,206  $ 28,149 3.5% Mississippi, MO  $ 27,252  $ 27,157 -0.3%
Bollinger, MO  $ 27,601  $ 26,509 -4.0% Moniteau, MO  $ 29,732  $ 31,192 4.9%
Boone, MO  $ 35,254  $ 36,269 2.9% Monroe, MO  $ 29,474  $ 29,867 1.3%
Buchanan, MO  $ 32,446  $ 32,594 0.5% Montgomery, MO  $ 30,347  $ 31,958 5.3%
Butler, MO  $ 32,671  $ 33,336 2.0% Morgan, MO  $ 28,562  $ 29,662 3.9%
Caldwell, MO  $ 33,265  $ 33,726 1.4% New Madrid, MO  $ 28,095  $ 29,808 6.1%
Callaway, MO  $ 27,505  $ 27,941 1.6% Newton, MO  $ 31,621  $ 32,648 3.2%
Camden, MO  $ 31,341  $ 31,936 1.9% Nodaway, MO  $ 26,865  $ 26,203 -2.5%
Cape Girardeau, MO  $ 34,119  $ 34,781 1.9% Oregon, MO  $ 23,473  $ 23,720 1.1%
Carroll, MO  $ 34,921  $ 34,104 -2.3% Osage, MO  $ 33,044  $ 34,164 3.4%
Carter, MO  $ 26,477  $ 26,696 0.8% Ozark, MO  $ 22,274  $ 23,280 4.5%
Cass, MO  $ 34,141  $ 34,514 1.1% Pemiscot, MO  $ 30,771  $ 31,015 0.8%
Cedar, MO  $ 25,696  $ 26,638 3.7% Perry, MO  $ 28,978  $ 30,173 4.1%
Chariton, MO  $ 36,709  $ 35,288 -3.9% Pettis, MO  $ 30,129  $ 31,393 4.2%
Christian, MO  $ 29,505  $ 30,017 1.7% Phelps, MO  $ 29,493  $ 30,017 1.8%
Clark, MO  $ 30,309  $ 28,651 -5.5% Pike, MO  $ 27,459  $ 28,610 4.2%
Clay, MO  $ 37,000  $ 36,830 -0.5% Platte, MO  $ 43,033  $ 43,303 0.6%
Clinton, MO  $ 33,965  $ 34,480 1.5% Polk, MO  $ 25,181  $ 26,331 4.6%
Cole, MO  $ 39,060  $ 39,755 1.8% Pulaski, MO  $ 39,009  $ 38,696 -0.8%
Cooper, MO  $ 29,116  $ 29,766 2.2% Putnam, MO  $ 25,553  $ 25,899 1.4%
Crawford, MO  $ 28,388  $ 29,151 2.7% Ralls, MO  $ 31,220  $ 31,793 1.8%
Dade, MO  $ 25,794  $ 25,532 -1.0% Randolph, MO  $ 29,336  $ 29,213 -0.4%
Dallas, MO  $ 26,550  $ 26,948 1.5% Ray, MO  $ 34,717  $ 35,222 1.5%
Daviess, MO  $ 27,314  $ 27,205 -0.4% Reynolds, MO  $ 25,169  $ 25,834 2.6%
DeKalb, MO  $ 22,603  $ 22,742 0.6% Ripley, MO  $ 24,367  $ 25,021 2.7%
Dent, MO  $ 27,659  $ 28,024 1.3% St. Charles, MO  $ 38,755  $ 39,441 1.8%
Douglas, MO  $ 23,938  $ 24,193 1.1% St. Clair, MO  $ 25,797  $ 26,412 2.4%
Dunklin, MO  $ 28,830  $ 29,844 3.5% Ste. Genevieve, MO  $ 32,245  $ 32,558 1.0%
Franklin, MO  $ 34,235  $ 34,762 1.5% St. Francois, MO  $ 26,366  $ 26,677 1.2%
Gasconade, MO  $ 30,314  $ 30,922 2.0% St. Louis, MO  $ 50,378  $ 51,512 2.3%
Gentry, MO  $ 33,052  $ 32,855 -0.6% Saline, MO  $ 33,394  $ 32,782 -1.8%
Greene, MO  $ 34,638  $ 35,362 2.1% Schuyler, MO  $ 23,703  $ 23,910 0.9%
Grundy, MO  $ 29,045  $ 29,775 2.5% Scotland, MO  $ 27,920  $ 27,808 -0.4%
Harrison, MO  $ 28,041  $ 28,820 2.8% Scott, MO  $ 33,271  $ 33,917 1.9%
Henry, MO  $ 31,300  $ 32,132 2.7% Shannon, MO  $ 20,986  $ 21,015 0.1%
Hickory, MO  $ 21,920  $ 22,204 1.3% Shelby, MO  $ 32,175  $ 31,754 -1.3%
Holt, MO  $ 36,541  $ 33,979 -7.0% Stoddard, MO  $ 30,409  $ 31,763 4.5%
Howard, MO  $ 33,390  $ 34,116 2.2% Stone, MO  $ 30,607  $ 31,444 2.7%
Howell, MO  $ 26,314  $ 27,307 3.8% Sullivan, MO  $ 32,666  $ 32,337 -1.0%
Iron, MO  $ 25,323  $ 26,314 3.9% Taney, MO  $ 26,342  $ 26,891 2.1%
Jackson, MO  $ 38,873  $ 39,536 1.7% Texas, MO  $ 22,462  $ 22,891 1.9%
Jasper, MO  $ 28,944  $ 29,468 1.8% Vernon, MO  $ 28,739  $ 29,610 3.0%
Jefferson, MO  $ 33,341  $ 33,917 1.7% Warren, MO  $ 31,580  $ 32,689 3.5%
Johnson, MO  $ 27,862  $ 28,809 3.4% Washington, MO  $ 24,114  $ 24,559 1.8%
Knox, MO  $ 30,938  $ 30,665 -0.9% Wayne, MO  $ 24,539  $ 24,862 1.3%
Laclede, MO  $ 25,797  $ 26,783 3.8% Webster, MO  $ 25,552  $ 26,172 2.4%
Lafayette, MO  $ 36,098  $ 36,405 0.9% Worth, MO  $ 27,371  $ 28,086 2.6%
Lawrence, MO  $ 25,080  $ 25,897 3.3% Wright, MO  $ 22,312  $ 22,780 2.1%
Lewis, MO  $ 27,329  $ 27,252 -0.3% St. Louis City, MO  $ 34,599  $ 35,861 3.6%
Lincoln, MO  $ 28,479  $ 28,920 1.5% Missouri   $ 36,108  $ 36,799 1.9%
Linn, MO  $ 30,522  $ 30,897 1.2% Missouri Metro Areas  $ 38,606  $ 39,335 1.9%
Livingston, MO  $ 30,972  $ 31,328 1.1% Missouri Non-Metro Areas  $ 28,800  $ 29,376 2.0%

Source:Bureau of Economic Analysis


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