Per Capita Income

The average income of the total population

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Peer regions were chosen for their comparable size and composition. These same regions have been used for comparison in multiple other studies and reports.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Per capita income is the mean income of the total population, including those living in group quarters, and is derived by dividing aggregate income by total population.

The jurisdictions in the CRC-footprint include: the City of Richmond, the Town of Ashland, and the Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Per capita income is the mean income of the total population, including those living in group quarters, and is derived by dividing aggregate income by total population.
* Includes the Town of Ashland

Why It's Important

Per capita income is a broad-based measure of a local economy’s health and vibrancy.

In the Richmond Region, the average income has increased from $31,741 to $32,115 since 2014.