Wages & Income

PALM BEACH COUNTY PER CAPITA PERSONAL INCOME
In 2015, Palm Beach County had a per capita personal income (PCPI) of $68,743. This PCPI ranked 4th in the state and was 155% of the state average, $44,429, and 143% of the national average, $48,112. The 2015 PCPI reflected an increase of 3.3% from 2014. The 2014-2015 state change was 3.6% and the national change was 3.7%. In 2005, the PCPI of Palm Beach County was $55,420 and ranked 4th in the state. The 2005-2015 compound annual growth rate of PCPI was 2.2%. The compound annual growth rate for the state was 2.1% and for the nation was 3.0%.

PALM BEACH COUNTY TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME
In 2015, Palm Beach County had a total personal income (TPI) of $97,806,900*. This TPI ranked 2nd in the state and accounted for 10.9% of the state total. In 2005, the TPI of Palm Beach was $70,847,235* and ranked 2nd in the state. The 2015 TPI reflected an increase of 5.0% from 2014. The 2014-2015 state change was 5.5% and the national change was 4.5%. The 2005-2015 average annual growth rate of TPI was 3.3%. The average annual growth rate for the state was 3.4% and for the nation was 3.8%.

*Note: All income estimates with the exception of PCPI are in thousands of dollars, not adjusted for inflation.

Source: USDOC, Bureau of Economic Analysis, November 17, 2016

        Palm Beach County Annual Average Wage  2001-2015
   Palm Beach County's annual average wage increased by 30.01% over the past 15 years.

                   Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 


                          Palm Beach County Annual Average Wage Comparison 
2001-2015

                                    Palm Beach County Average Wage Mirrors the Nation and Leads the State.


                               Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

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For more information contact:

Judy Fancher
Administrative Assistant
Economic Development & Research

Phone: 561.835.1008 Ext. 4112
jfancher@bdb.org

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