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Stearns County Ranked 9th Richest In Minnesota

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UNDATED — Stearns County is one of the top ten richest counties in the state.

A new report indicates Stearns had a total personal income of just over $5 billion in 2009.  That works out to a per capita income of just over $34,000 a year.  Stearns is ranked 9th out of the state’s 87 counties.

Sherburne county’s total personal income was $2.7 billion in 2009, and Benton county’s was $1.2 billion.  Per capita income for both counties was about $31,000.

Hennepin county is the richest county in the state with a total personal income of $62.4 billion.  Lake of the Woods is the poorest with a total personal income of $120 million.

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