Per capita personal income also fell in over half of Oregon's counties. The largest drop occurred in Sherman County (-16%). The largest over-the-year gain was in Wheeler County (6%). Overall though, in most counties, the growth or decline over the year was less than 2 percent.
Klamath County's per capita personal income fell by less than $10 to $29,387 in 2009. Klamath was the only county in the state with essentially no change in PCPI for the year.
Per capita personal income in Lake County was $31,269 in 2009. Incomes grew by 1.4 percent ($430). The county had the sixth largest increase of Oregon's 36 counties in per capita personal income between 2008 and 2009.