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

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RankCountyStateIncome 2005Income 2006$ Change% Change
1WashingtonLA$18,777$23,365$4,58824.4%
2VermilionLA$18,936$23,358$4,42223.4%
3WillacyTX$18,636$22,436$3,80020.4%
4AllendaleSC$18,877$22,509$3,63219.2%
5Jefferson DavisLA$19,697$23,472$3,77519.2%
6North Slope BoroughAK$43,720$51,957$8,23718.8%
7KenedyTX$28,279$33,568$5,28918.7%
8St. MaryLA$27,195$32,202$5,00718.4%
9CraneTX$23,759$27,716$3,95716.7%
10UintahUT$23,975$27,920$3,94516.5%
11DuchesneUT$25,638$29,707$4,06915.9%
12SuttonTX$27,632$31,947$4,31515.6%
13WoodruffAR$17,663$20,360$2,69715.3%
14BeauregardLA$20,603$23,727$3,12415.2%
15SubletteWY$42,621$49,077$6,45615.1%
16GarfieldWA$19,424$22,326$2,90214.9%
17WardTX$23,637$27,110$3,47314.7%
18ChautauquaKS$26,626$30,489$3,86314.5%
19WilliamsND$31,568$36,109$4,54114.4%
20WinklerTX$25,514$29,161$3,64714.3%
21SterlingTX$19,852$22,625$2,77314.0%
22LibertyMT$27,153$30,910$3,75713.8%
23AssumptionLA$25,779$29,329$3,55013.8%
24PrairieAR$20,172$22,937$2,76513.7%
25SweetwaterWY$38,335$43,463$5,12813.4%
26GearyKS$33,627$38,083$4,45613.3%
27LipscombTX$27,320$30,933$3,61313.2%
28Lake and Peninsula BoroughAK$26,644$30,144$3,50013.1%
29CrockettTX$17,674$19,952$2,27812.9%
30DuvalTX$20,894$23,581$2,68712.9%
31KnoxMO$21,834$24,634$2,80012.8%
32VernonLA$28,943$32,636$3,69312.8%
33LeaNM$26,856$30,261$3,40512.7%
34CampbellWY$37,756$42,538$4,78212.7%
35ArkansasAR$26,166$29,478$3,31212.7%
36Aleutians West Census AreaAK$28,501$32,103$3,60212.6%
37CookeTX$30,436$34,222$3,78612.4%
38GreenwoodKS$23,312$26,202$2,89012.4%
39Yakutat City and BoroughAK$34,946$39,274$4,32812.4%
40HudspethTX$15,168$17,007$1,83912.1%
41JackTX$22,633$25,377$2,74412.1%
42KayOK$27,687$31,023$3,33612.0%
43TangipahoaLA$22,179$24,836$2,65712.0%
44West CarrollLA$19,799$22,159$2,36011.9%
45AndrewsTX$28,225$31,549$3,32411.8%
46LoveOK$24,495$27,374$2,87911.8%
47Bristol Bay BoroughAK$42,456$47,419$4,96311.7%
48LatimerOK$22,832$25,501$2,66911.7%
49StephensTX$24,921$27,834$2,91311.7%
50EurekaNV$30,433$33,977$3,54411.6%