Leon County Per Capita Income Down Significantly

Leon County Per Capita Income Down Significantly

While number of people employed continues to increase in Leon county, a bit of sobering news was released by the U.S. Department of Commerce recently which showed per capita personal income in Leon County decreasing significantly from 2011 to 2013.

The bottom line is Leon county residents, on average, made $38,345 in 2013, down from $39,857 in 2011, a decline of 3.8% over the two year period.

Only one of the 67 Florida counties had a larger two year decline than Leon and that was Hardee county which saw per capita income drop of 3.9%.

In comparison, during this period, per capita income increased by 3.2% in Florida to $41,497 and 5.7% to $44,765 in the United States.

The table below shows data for select Florida counties.


Among area counties, income in Jefferson and Wakulla grew the fastest at 3.6% and 2.4%. However, the per capita income of Jefferson ($31,183) and Wakulla ($30,699) was still significantly less than the $38,345 in Leon county.

Gadsden county saw a decline of 1.6% to a 2013 per capita income of $28,290.

Other North Florida counties of note: Bay county per capita income decreased 1.2% over the period to $37,915 while Duval county grew at a whopping 6.2% clip to $42,423 and Walton county per capita income increased by 4.2% to $37,976.

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