2016 County Per Capita Personal Income

Missouri had a per capita income in 2016 of $42,926. Per capita income is defined as total personal income divided by total population. Ten Missouri counties had higher per capita incomes in 2016 than the state. Those counties were St. Louis, Platte, Carroll, St. Charles, Holt, Atchison, Clay, Cole, Osage, and Boone. Per capita income levels for Missouri tend to be highest around larger metro areas while the lower per capita income levels tend to be located in the south central parts of Missouri.

 

2016 Top Missouri Counties Per Capita Income
Rank Area 2016 Per Capita Personal Income
1 St. Louis $62,777
2 Platte $53,381
3 Carroll $47,965
4 St. Charles $47,822
5 Holt $47,314
6 Atchison $46,866
7 Clay  $44,446
8 Cole $43,620
9 Osage $43,561
10 Boone $43,292
11 Jackson $42,621
12 Chariton $42,163
13 Cass $42,122
14 Cape Girardeau $41,245
15 Andrew $41,016
16 Franklin $40,165
17 Greene $40,019
18 Henry $39,462
19 Morgan $39,397
20 Clinton $39,234

 

Per capita Income 2010

Missouri's per capita income grew by 1.3 percent from $42,381 in 2015 to $42,926 in 2016. Analysis of the 2016 per capita income showed that 60 of the 115 counties grew faster than the state average. The counties with the highest per capita income growth rates tend to be counties located in or near metropolitan areas.

Twenty-two percent of Missouri counties had negative per capita income annual growth rates from 2015 to 2016, down from the previous year at 40 percent. Farm income increased for the state between 2015 and 2016 by 21 percent. This is a reverse from the previous year’s trend when farm income fell 78 percent.

Per Capita Income and Annual Growth Rate, Missouri Counties
Area 2015 Per Capita Income 2016 Per Capita Income 2015 to 2016 Annual Growth Rate   Area 2015 Per Capita Income 2016 Per Capita Income 2015 to 2016 Annual Growth Rate
Missouri $42,381 $42,926 1.3%   Linn $37,295 $38,421 3.0%
Adair $30,447 $30,177 -0.9%   Livingston $34,198 $34,621 1.2%
Andrew $40,168 $41,016 2.1%   Macon $36,134 $37,678 4.3%
Atchison $40,679 $46,866 15.2%   Madison $32,965 $33,325 1.1%
Audrain $35,969 $36,314 1.0%   Maries $33,632 $33,675 0.1%
Barry $33,112 $32,158 -2.9%   Marion $36,258 $37,236 2.7%
Barton $32,486 $32,926 1.4%   McDonald $26,737 $26,285 -1.7%
Bates $33,429 $32,857 -1.7%   Mercer $32,172 $29,994 -6.8%
Benton $34,137 $32,964 -3.4%   Miller $30,548 $30,794 0.8%
Bollinger $29,470 $30,458 3.4%   Mississippi $28,844 $30,949 7.3%
Boone $42,660 $43,292 1.5%   Moniteau $33,596 $32,803 -2.4%
Buchanan $36,465 $36,942 1.3%   Monroe $37,055 $38,145 2.9%
Butler $33,370 $34,428 3.2%   Montgomery $33,824 $35,027 3.6%
Caldwell $33,024 $33,726 2.1%   Morgan $40,222 $39,397 -2.1%
Callaway $34,744 $35,473 2.1%   New Madrid $30,878 $31,128 0.8%
Camden $35,031 $35,483 1.3%   Newton $35,844 $35,544 -0.8%
Cape Girardeau $40,738 $41,245 1.2%   Nodaway $28,789 $30,591 6.3%
Carroll $44,455 $47,965 7.9%   Oregon $26,065 $26,094 0.1%
Carter $30,120 $30,908 2.6%   Osage $44,001 $43,561 -1.0%
Cass $41,705 $42,122 1.0%   Ozark $27,213 $27,239 0.1%
Cedar $30,945 $30,893 -0.2%   Pemiscot $30,402 $34,047 12.0%
Chariton $40,023 $42,163 5.3%   Perry $35,850 $36,269 1.2%
Christian $35,870 $36,284 1.2%   Pettis $35,434 $35,853 1.2%
Clark $33,402 $33,929 1.6%   Phelps $33,608 $34,489 2.6%
Clay $44,342 $44,446 0.2%   Pike $32,372 $32,931 1.7%
Clinton $38,767 $39,234 1.2%   Platte $52,568 $53,381 1.5%
Cole $42,789 $43,620 1.9%   Polk $30,561 $30,526 -0.1%
Cooper $34,049 $34,987 2.8%   Pulaski $38,895 $38,896 0.0%
Crawford $33,204 $34,810 4.8%   Putnam $33,823 $32,281 -4.6%
Dade $31,043 $31,117 0.2%   Ralls $37,006 $38,133 3.0%
Dallas $29,661 $29,949 1.0%   Randolph $35,716 $36,703 2.8%
Daviess $33,603 $35,301 5.1%   Ray $37,930 $38,829 2.4%
DeKalb $24,728 $25,390 2.7%   Reynolds $28,830 $28,371 -1.6%
Dent $31,001 $31,556 1.8%   Ripley $28,727 $29,089 1.3%
Douglas $23,813 $23,973 0.7%   Saline $36,037 $37,880 5.1%
Dunklin $30,820 $32,078 4.1%   Schuyler $26,711 $26,449 -1.0%
Franklin $39,341 $40,165 2.1%   Scotland $31,658 $32,942 4.1%
Gasconade $36,874 $37,301 1.2%   Scott $36,579 $37,517 2.6%
Gentry $39,767 $38,172 -4.0%   Shannon $24,107 $24,424 1.3%
Greene $39,453 $40,019 1.4%   Shelby $36,838 $38,438 4.3%
Grundy $33,173 $33,637 1.4%   St. Charles $47,276 $47,822 1.2%
Harrison $35,201 $35,345 0.4%   St. Clair $31,108 $31,720 2.0%
Henry $39,128 $39,462 0.9%   St. Francois $30,312 $30,703 1.3%
Hickory $26,586 $26,748 0.6%   St. Louis $41,094 $41,061 -0.1%
Holt $39,231 $47,314 20.6%   St. Louis City $61,809 $62,777 1.6%
Howard $35,435 $36,623 3.4%   Ste. Genevieve $36,505 $36,586 0.2%
Howell $31,690 $31,423 -0.8%   Stoddard $34,459 $36,411 5.7%
Iron $31,404 $31,847 1.4%   Stone $34,217 $34,619 1.2%
Jackson $42,177 $42,621 1.1%   Sullivan $36,176 $34,752 -3.9%
Jasper $36,141 $36,598 1.3%   Taney $32,509 $33,009 1.5%
Jefferson $37,717 $38,254 1.4%   Texas $25,687 $25,450 -0.9%
Johnson $33,036 $33,236 0.6%   Vernon $32,570 $32,067 -1.5%
Knox $33,886 $35,941 6.1%   Warren $36,373 $37,077 1.9%
Laclede $32,150 $32,640 1.5%   Washington $27,589 $27,501 -0.3%
Lafayette $37,045 $38,648 4.3%   Wayne $27,605 $28,141 1.9%
Lawrence $31,103 $30,906 -0.6%   Webster $30,245 $30,114 -0.4%
Lewis $31,142 $31,787 2.1%   Worth $37,392 $38,002 1.6%
Lincoln $35,698 $36,296 1.7%   Wright $26,739 $26,505 -0.9%

Per capita Income 2010

 

Source:
Bureau of Economic Analysis Note-- All dollar estimates are in current dollars (not adjusted for inflation)


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