Rural Counties With Greatest Percentage Decreases in Personal Income in 2006

The fifty rural counties with the greatest decline in personal income from 2005 to 2006.

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These are the 50 counties with the greatest decrease in personal income from 2005 to 2006:

RankCountyStateIncome 2005Income 2006$ Change% Change
1SlopeND$24,640$13,885-$10,755-43.6%
2CampbellSD$28,968$19,971-$8,997-31.1%
3ZiebachSD$16,314$11,381-$4,933-30.2%
4HydeSD$29,571$21,609-$7,962-26.9%
5LynnTX$29,625$22,013-$7,612-25.7%
6ShermanTX$49,610$36,938-$12,672-25.5%
7BordenTX$31,506$23,695-$7,811-24.8%
8SullySD$48,380$36,822-$11,558-23.9%
9HardingSD$27,954$21,640-$6,314-22.6%
10FaulkSD$33,361$26,230-$7,131-21.4%
11KiowaCO$33,538$26,516-$7,022-20.9%
12EmmonsND$28,012$22,317-$5,695-20.3%
13LoganND$36,035$28,832-$7,203-20.0%
14HaakonSD$38,932$31,254-$7,678-19.7%
15HandSD$34,976$28,278-$6,698-19.2%
16JacksonSD$19,509$15,846-$3,663-18.8%
17JonesSD$28,126$22,857-$5,269-18.7%
18DunnND$27,528$22,691-$4,837-17.6%
19BuffaloSD$15,073$12,471-$2,602-17.3%
20SwisherTX$29,886$24,760-$5,126-17.2%
21SheridanND$28,186$23,469-$4,717-16.7%
22HettingerND$29,785$24,835-$4,950-16.6%
23CastroTX$40,478$33,866-$6,612-16.3%
24CarterMT$26,715$22,418-$4,297-16.1%
25McPhersonSD$27,432$23,130-$4,302-15.7%
26PerkinsSD$28,124$24,006-$4,118-14.6%
27RenvilleND$33,305$28,533-$4,772-14.3%
28GoveKS$28,896$24,877-$4,019-13.9%
29EdmundsSD$38,658$33,289-$5,369-13.9%
30McIntoshND$31,396$27,156-$4,240-13.5%
31HamiltonKS$30,607$26,561-$4,046-13.2%
32BurkeND$34,685$30,134-$4,551-13.1%
33BeaverUT$28,793$25,017-$3,776-13.1%
34WellsND$33,803$29,474-$4,329-12.8%
35FloydTX$29,687$25,942-$3,745-12.6%
36ScurryTX$32,690$28,601-$4,089-12.5%
37GarfieldMT$29,696$25,998-$3,698-12.5%
38HickmanKY$43,964$38,961-$5,003-11.4%
39LymanSD$23,330$20,780-$2,550-10.9%
40ClarkSD$30,593$27,343-$3,250-10.6%
41EddyND$28,109$25,158-$2,951-10.5%
42SheridanKS$34,952$31,328-$3,624-10.4%
43LoupNE$10,172$9,140-$1,032-10.1%
44BannerNE$26,063$23,434-$2,629-10.1%
45CorsonSD$20,822$18,731-$2,091-10.0%
46KidderND$28,808$26,052-$2,756-9.6%
47TrippSD$27,884$25,234-$2,650-9.5%
48DivideND$30,980$28,052-$2,928-9.5%
49BacaCO$28,317$25,761-$2,556-9.0%
50HardingNM$19,571$17,849-$1,722-8.8%

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