Rural Counties With Greatest Percentage Increases in Personal Income in 2006

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

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These are the 50 rural (non metro) counties with the largest percentage increases in personal income from 2005 to 2006:

Rank County State Income 2005 Income 2006 $ Change % Change
1 Washington LA $18,777 $23,365 $4,588 24.4%
2 Vermilion LA $18,936 $23,358 $4,422 23.4%
3 Willacy TX $18,636 $22,436 $3,800 20.4%
4 Allendale SC $18,877 $22,509 $3,632 19.2%
5 Jefferson Davis LA $19,697 $23,472 $3,775 19.2%
6 North Slope Borough AK $43,720 $51,957 $8,237 18.8%
7 Kenedy TX $28,279 $33,568 $5,289 18.7%
8 St. Mary LA $27,195 $32,202 $5,007 18.4%
9 Crane TX $23,759 $27,716 $3,957 16.7%
10 Uintah UT $23,975 $27,920 $3,945 16.5%
11 Duchesne UT $25,638 $29,707 $4,069 15.9%
12 Sutton TX $27,632 $31,947 $4,315 15.6%
13 Woodruff AR $17,663 $20,360 $2,697 15.3%
14 Beauregard LA $20,603 $23,727 $3,124 15.2%
15 Sublette WY $42,621 $49,077 $6,456 15.1%
16 Garfield WA $19,424 $22,326 $2,902 14.9%
17 Ward TX $23,637 $27,110 $3,473 14.7%
18 Chautauqua KS $26,626 $30,489 $3,863 14.5%
19 Williams ND $31,568 $36,109 $4,541 14.4%
20 Winkler TX $25,514 $29,161 $3,647 14.3%
21 Sterling TX $19,852 $22,625 $2,773 14.0%
22 Liberty MT $27,153 $30,910 $3,757 13.8%
23 Assumption LA $25,779 $29,329 $3,550 13.8%
24 Prairie AR $20,172 $22,937 $2,765 13.7%
25 Sweetwater WY $38,335 $43,463 $5,128 13.4%
26 Geary KS $33,627 $38,083 $4,456 13.3%
27 Lipscomb TX $27,320 $30,933 $3,613 13.2%
28 Lake and Peninsula Borough AK $26,644 $30,144 $3,500 13.1%
29 Crockett TX $17,674 $19,952 $2,278 12.9%
30 Duval TX $20,894 $23,581 $2,687 12.9%
31 Knox MO $21,834 $24,634 $2,800 12.8%
32 Vernon LA $28,943 $32,636 $3,693 12.8%
33 Lea NM $26,856 $30,261 $3,405 12.7%
34 Campbell WY $37,756 $42,538 $4,782 12.7%
35 Arkansas AR $26,166 $29,478 $3,312 12.7%
36 Aleutians West Census Area AK $28,501 $32,103 $3,602 12.6%
37 Cooke TX $30,436 $34,222 $3,786 12.4%
38 Greenwood KS $23,312 $26,202 $2,890 12.4%
39 Yakutat City and Borough AK $34,946 $39,274 $4,328 12.4%
40 Hudspeth TX $15,168 $17,007 $1,839 12.1%
41 Jack TX $22,633 $25,377 $2,744 12.1%
42 Kay OK $27,687 $31,023 $3,336 12.0%
43 Tangipahoa LA $22,179 $24,836 $2,657 12.0%
44 West Carroll LA $19,799 $22,159 $2,360 11.9%
45 Andrews TX $28,225 $31,549 $3,324 11.8%
46 Love OK $24,495 $27,374 $2,879 11.8%
47 Bristol Bay Borough AK $42,456 $47,419 $4,963 11.7%
48 Latimer OK $22,832 $25,501 $2,669 11.7%
49 Stephens TX $24,921 $27,834 $2,913 11.7%
50 Eureka NV $30,433 $33,977 $3,544 11.6%
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