In Ohio, per person income was $37,836 in 2011, or $770 more than the year before and 3.1 percent higher than in 2009. Incomes grew in the metro areas of Ohio by 3 percent from 2009 to 2011, compared to 3.5 percent elsewhere.
Van Wert County, where incomes climbed 10.4 percent during the past two years, led the way. Ten other northwestern, agriculture-intensive counties were among the income-growth leaders in Ohio.
Carroll County, the heart of Utica Shale activity in Ohio, actually has been a subpar performer in the state with 2.2 percent per person income growth since 2009.Read the entire article here.
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