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:

Rank County State Income 2005 Income 2006 $ Change % Change
1 Slope ND $24,640 $13,885 -$10,755 -43.6%
2 Campbell SD $28,968 $19,971 -$8,997 -31.1%
3 Ziebach SD $16,314 $11,381 -$4,933 -30.2%
4 Hyde SD $29,571 $21,609 -$7,962 -26.9%
5 Lynn TX $29,625 $22,013 -$7,612 -25.7%
6 Sherman TX $49,610 $36,938 -$12,672 -25.5%
7 Borden TX $31,506 $23,695 -$7,811 -24.8%
8 Sully SD $48,380 $36,822 -$11,558 -23.9%
9 Harding SD $27,954 $21,640 -$6,314 -22.6%
10 Faulk SD $33,361 $26,230 -$7,131 -21.4%
11 Kiowa CO $33,538 $26,516 -$7,022 -20.9%
12 Emmons ND $28,012 $22,317 -$5,695 -20.3%
13 Logan ND $36,035 $28,832 -$7,203 -20.0%
14 Haakon SD $38,932 $31,254 -$7,678 -19.7%
15 Hand SD $34,976 $28,278 -$6,698 -19.2%
16 Jackson SD $19,509 $15,846 -$3,663 -18.8%
17 Jones SD $28,126 $22,857 -$5,269 -18.7%
18 Dunn ND $27,528 $22,691 -$4,837 -17.6%
19 Buffalo SD $15,073 $12,471 -$2,602 -17.3%
20 Swisher TX $29,886 $24,760 -$5,126 -17.2%
21 Sheridan ND $28,186 $23,469 -$4,717 -16.7%
22 Hettinger ND $29,785 $24,835 -$4,950 -16.6%
23 Castro TX $40,478 $33,866 -$6,612 -16.3%
24 Carter MT $26,715 $22,418 -$4,297 -16.1%
25 McPherson SD $27,432 $23,130 -$4,302 -15.7%
26 Perkins SD $28,124 $24,006 -$4,118 -14.6%
27 Renville ND $33,305 $28,533 -$4,772 -14.3%
28 Gove KS $28,896 $24,877 -$4,019 -13.9%
29 Edmunds SD $38,658 $33,289 -$5,369 -13.9%
30 McIntosh ND $31,396 $27,156 -$4,240 -13.5%
31 Hamilton KS $30,607 $26,561 -$4,046 -13.2%
32 Burke ND $34,685 $30,134 -$4,551 -13.1%
33 Beaver UT $28,793 $25,017 -$3,776 -13.1%
34 Wells ND $33,803 $29,474 -$4,329 -12.8%
35 Floyd TX $29,687 $25,942 -$3,745 -12.6%
36 Scurry TX $32,690 $28,601 -$4,089 -12.5%
37 Garfield MT $29,696 $25,998 -$3,698 -12.5%
38 Hickman KY $43,964 $38,961 -$5,003 -11.4%
39 Lyman SD $23,330 $20,780 -$2,550 -10.9%
40 Clark SD $30,593 $27,343 -$3,250 -10.6%
41 Eddy ND $28,109 $25,158 -$2,951 -10.5%
42 Sheridan KS $34,952 $31,328 -$3,624 -10.4%
43 Loup NE $10,172 $9,140 -$1,032 -10.1%
44 Banner NE $26,063 $23,434 -$2,629 -10.1%
45 Corson SD $20,822 $18,731 -$2,091 -10.0%
46 Kidder ND $28,808 $26,052 -$2,756 -9.6%
47 Tripp SD $27,884 $25,234 -$2,650 -9.5%
48 Divide ND $30,980 $28,052 -$2,928 -9.5%
49 Baca CO $28,317 $25,761 -$2,556 -9.0%
50 Harding NM $19,571 $17,849 -$1,722 -8.8%

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