US County Income 1969-2017#

This documents the creation of the data set uscountypcincome.gpkg that contains US per capita income at the county level.

Data Sources#

The original files have been archived at gdsbook/data_archive/us_county_income and include:

  •, which includes attribute data for per capita income for US counties 1969-2017

  •, with the geometries for each county

The data archive has urls back to the original sources for the downloads.


To reproduce the dataset, you can run the us_county_income_clean.ipynb notebook. The result is the analysis-ready uscountypcincome.gpkg file with US county per capita incomes 1969-2017 and county geometries.