The map below illustrates annual changes in personal income per capita from 2010 to 2011 using data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Drag to pan the map, then click a county to view data for your area. Please zoom out to view Alaska and Hawaii.
Personal income amounts shown for the given years are not adjusted for inflation (the Consumer Price Index adjustment was 26.6 percent for 2000-2010). Personal income per capita rates were computed using midyear census population estimates.
Estimates for some Virginia counties making up state combination areas were not available.
The state's high cost of living has pushed hundreds of thousands of low- and middle-income workers to other states,
Income growth has been stagnant since the recession, but the country's pasterns are very different. From booms in the District of Columbia and the oil-producing states of North Dakota and Wyoming to shrinking paychecks in Nevada, Georgia and Arizona, economic recovery looks pretty complicated.
It's worse in the South.
See how incomes have changed since the start of the recession for each county in America.
Gov. Dave Heineman, who tried to eliminate the state income tax earlier this year, wants to replace the lost revenue by ending some sales tax exemptions. But legislators still aren't sold.
More than 20 states allow you to file your taxes online for free, if you follow some very precise instructions.
Furious at Washington gridlock and seeking to get their party back on top, Republican governors -- like President Ronald Reagan before them -- are waging an anti-tax campaign aimed at the income tax.
Sometimes it’s not good to be the king. And in California, higher earners are feeling a little put upon.
View charts and maps with new personal income data for counties and metro areas.
Census Bureau estimates released this morning show income inequality increasing across much of the country. View data for each state with our interactive map.
New data from the Census Bureau shows household incomes dropped in most states last year.
Hit harder by the economic downturn than either cities or states, counties are feeling pressure from all sides, leading many to reexamine county functions altogether.
View new and historical data on personal income per capita for each U.S. county.
It's not an accident that China and New York City, which have perhaps the greatest distance between their rich and poor, also lead the world in skyscraper construction.