U.S. Gross Domestic Product by Metropolitan Area, 2018 | Released December 12, 2019

U.S. Gross Domestic Product by Metropolitan Area, 2018 | Released December 12, 2019

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 2,375 counties, decreased in 717, and was unchanged in 21 in 2018, according to estimates released December 12, 2019 by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The percentage change in real GDP ranged from 86.5 percent in Jackson County, WV, to -44.0 percent in Grant County, ND.

Highlights

Large Counties: 141 counties with populations greater than 500,000 in 2018

  • Real GDP increased in 136 and decreased in 5.
  • GDP ranged from $11.2 billion in Pasco County, FL, to $710.9 billion dollars in Los Angeles County, CA.
  • Santa Clara County, CA, (10.2 percent) was the fastest growing large county. The information industry was the leading contributor to the county’s growth.
  • Kern County, CA, (-0.7 percent) had the largest percentage decrease in GDP. The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction industry (primarily oil and gas extraction) was the leading contributor to the decrease.

 

Medium Counties: 464 counties with populations between 100,000 and 500,000 in 2018

  • Real GDP increased in 433, decreased in 30, and was unchanged in 1.
  • GDP ranged from $2.0 billion in Saline County, AR, to $52.6 billion dollars in Morris County, NJ.
  • Canadian County, OK, (21.0 percent) was the fastest growing medium county. The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction industry (primarily oil and gas extraction and support activities) was the leading contributor to the county’s growth.
  • San Juan County, NM, (-6.1 percent) had the largest percentage decrease in GDP. The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction industry (primarily non-oil and gas mineral extraction) was the leading contributor to the decrease.

 

Small Counties: 2,508 counties with populations less than 100,000 in 2018

  • Real GDP increased in 1,806, decreased in 682, and was unchanged in 20.
  • GDP ranged from $18.4 million in Issaquena County, MS, to $13.3 billion dollars in Karnes County, TX.
  • Jackson County, WV, (86.5 percent) was the fastest growing small county. The construction industry was the leading contributor to the county’s growth.
  • Grant County, ND, (-44.0 percent) had the largest percentage decrease in GDP. The agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting industry was the leading contributor to the decrease.

The largest counties by output, Los Angeles County, which has a GDP equivalent to Saudi Arabia, added $395.2 billion to total U.S. GDP from 2001 to 2018. New York County, home to Manhattan, added $340 billion.

The top 1% of counties are located in only 16 states and the District of Columbia. Larger states like California, Florida and Texas each had multiple counties in the top 1%.

All 31 counties either included or were near major U.S. cities.

Two-thirds of the United States’ GDP is generated in the counties that Hillary Clinton won in 2016.

 

December 12, 2019
Gross Domestic Product by Metropolitan Area, 2018

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Metropolitan Area  2018 All industry total
Metropolitan Area Population (July 1, 2018) Thousands of current dollars
New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA CSA 23,522,861 $2,001,353,399
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA CSA 18,764,814 $1,294,401,727
Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI CSA 9,866,910 $706,627,638
Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA CSA 9,797,063 $780,349,484
San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA CSA 8,841,475 $1,031,923,078
Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT CSA 8,285,407 $657,390,710
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK CSA 7,994,303 $529,634,470
Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD CSA 7,204,035 $499,250,327
Houston-The Woodlands, TX CSA 7,197,883 $487,410,331
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL CSA 6,879,772 $382,849,852
Atlanta–Athens-Clarke County–Sandy Springs, GA CSA 6,630,231 $435,553,033
Detroit-Warren-Ann Arbor, MI CSA 5,353,002 $316,813,628
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA 4,857,962 $257,265,007
Seattle-Tacoma, WA CSA 4,853,364 $435,906,532
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI CSA 3,977,790 $284,278,101
Denver-Aurora, CO CSA 3,572,798 $261,450,684
Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH CSA 3,483,297 $211,044,417
Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Beach, FL CSA 3,361,321 $189,135,274
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA MSA 3,343,364 $245,138,815
Portland-Vancouver-Salem, OR-WA CSA 3,239,335 $197,998,189
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA 3,142,663 $159,002,758
St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington, MO-IL CSA 2,909,777 $173,712,457
Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC CSA 2,728,933 $175,945,868
Sacramento-Roseville, CA CSA 2,619,754 $157,464,475
Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV CSA 2,612,492 $167,137,951
Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, UT CSA 2,606,548 $154,737,619
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA 2,518,036 $133,633,572
Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH CSA 2,509,850 $148,751,395
Kansas City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS CSA 2,487,053 $146,807,316
Las Vegas-Henderson, NV-AZ CSA 2,486,543 $124,097,430
Indianapolis-Carmel-Muncie, IN CSA 2,431,361 $160,354,399
San Juan-Carolina, PR CSA 2,297,591
Cincinnati-Wilmington-Maysville, OH-KY-IN CSA 2,249,416 $144,341,004
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC CSA 2,238,315 $139,705,491
Austin-Round Rock, TX MSA 2,168,316 $146,784,519
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro, TN CSA 2,057,416 $136,263,069
Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI CSA 2,049,391 $125,949,474
Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC CSA 1,833,136 $104,927,219
Greensboro–Winston-Salem–High Point, NC CSA 1,677,551 $85,934,388
Jacksonville-St. Marys-Palatka, FL-GA CSA 1,662,541 $87,593,770
Louisville/Jefferson County–Elizabethtown–Madison, KY-IN CSA 1,528,738 $80,644,551
New Orleans-Metairie-Hammond, LA-MS CSA 1,506,145 $86,877,371
Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC CSA 1,478,658 $71,466,114
Hartford-West Hartford, CT CSA 1,473,084 $118,760,321
Oklahoma City-Shawnee, OK CSA 1,469,124 $83,034,523
Grand Rapids-Wyoming-Muskegon, MI CSA 1,468,075 $74,486,938
Memphis-Forrest City, TN-MS-AR CSA 1,376,059 $77,512,948
Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, AL CSA 1,366,283 $71,141,694
Richmond, VA MSA 1,306,172 $85,792,587
Harrisburg-York-Lebanon, PA CSA 1,267,057 $70,994,251
Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY CSA 1,206,992 $72,015,348
Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM CSA 1,178,427 $53,892,769
Albany-Schenectady, NY CSA 1,171,593 $72,170,807
Rochester-Batavia-Seneca Falls, NY CSA 1,162,893 $67,711,738
Tulsa-Muskogee-Bartlesville, OK CSA 1,162,677 $66,614,799
Fresno-Madera, CA CSA 1,152,072 $60,756,173
Knoxville-Morristown-Sevierville, TN CSA 1,135,556 $53,909,325
Cape Coral-Fort Myers-Naples, FL CSA 1,133,098 $49,714,376
Tucson-Nogales, AZ CSA 1,085,584 $46,792,834
Dayton-Springfield-Sidney, OH CSA 1,079,837 $54,793,099
El Paso-Las Cruces, TX-NM CSA 1,063,075 $40,086,413
North Port-Sarasota, FL CSA 1,044,060 $40,389,464
Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, NE-IA CSA 978,989 $64,810,413
Chattanooga-Cleveland-Dalton, TN-GA-AL CSA 966,466 $51,082,676
Columbia-Orangeburg-Newberry, SC CSA 958,120 $48,089,836
McAllen-Edinburg, TX CSA 930,464 $24,727,682
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR CSA 909,346 $44,335,378
Madison-Janesville-Beloit, WI CSA 887,800 $63,167,900
Modesto-Merced, CA CSA 824,580 $25,133,925
Des Moines-Ames-West Des Moines, IA CSA 817,007 $59,657,577
Boise City-Mountain Home-Ontario, ID-OR CSA 811,961 $37,741,731
Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL CSA 782,233 $33,831,056
Lexington-Fayette–Richmond–Frankfort, KY CSA 746,330 $37,496,576
Spokane-Spokane Valley-Coeur d’Alene, WA-ID CSA 734,998 $33,998,234
South Bend-Elkhart-Mishawaka, IN-MI CSA 728,373 $43,041,807
Syracuse-Auburn, NY CSA 727,647 $44,111,858
Springfield-Greenfield Town, MA CSA 702,724 $34,706,554
Wichita-Arkansas City-Winfield, KS CSA 680,106 $38,019,026
Charleston-Huntington-Ashland, WV-OH-KY CSA 671,969 $37,447,001
Jackson-Vicksburg-Brookhaven, MS CSA 669,549 $31,849,960
Toledo-Port Clinton, OH CSA 643,640 $48,850,773
Portland-Lewiston-South Portland, ME CSA 643,099 $36,566,765
Youngstown-Warren, OH-PA CSA 641,617 $25,463,281
Fort Wayne-Huntington-Auburn, IN CSA 634,851 $32,160,762
Mobile-Daphne-Fairhope, AL CSA 631,779 $27,467,220
Reno-Carson City-Fernley, NV CSA 629,453 $36,016,598
Lafayette-Opelousas-Morgan City, LA CSA 621,902 $28,550,955
Visalia-Porterville-Hanford, CA CSA 617,227 $19,137,922
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA 604,167 $28,197,071
Springfield-Branson, MO CSA 554,579 $20,295,559
Fayetteville-Lumberton-Laurinburg, NC CSA 553,735 $33,627,220
Lansing-East Lansing-Owosso, MI CSA 550,085 $25,109,253
Savannah-Hinesville-Statesboro, GA CSA 547,285 $29,448,217
Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC-NC CSA 543,140 $19,407,957
Kalamazoo-Battle Creek-Portage, MI CSA 535,848 $24,217,741
Pensacola-Ferry Pass, FL-AL CSA 531,631 $21,660,193
Corpus Christi-Kingsville-Alice, TX CSA 525,343 $27,653,903
Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA CSA 509,335 $21,545,784
Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL CSA 503,007 $22,258,776
Asheville-Brevard, NC CSA 493,800 $22,914,725
Davenport-Moline, IA-IL CSA 470,898 $27,936,667
Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, IA CSA 445,696 $29,651,609
Brownsville-Harlingen-Raymondville, TX CSA 445,423 $12,126,548
Rockford-Freeport-Rochelle, IL CSA 433,334 $21,949,719
Macon-Bibb County–Warner Robins, GA CSA 423,572 $19,710,807
Hickory-Lenoir, NC CSA 413,923 $15,689,544
Tallahassee-Bainbridge, FL-GA CSA 411,720 $18,403,978

 

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by County 2018 All industry total
County Area Population (July 1, 2018) Thousands of current dollars
ALABAMA
Jefferson (Birmingham) 659,300 $46,959,136
Mobile (Mobile) 413,757 $19,930,388
Madison (Huntsville) 366,519 $23,840,513
Montgomery (Montgomery) 225,763 $14,237,190
Shelby 215,707 $11,594,728
Tuscaloosa 208,911 $9,793,605
ALASKA
Anchorage 291,538 $22,478,485
ARIZONA
Maricopa (Phoenix) 4,410,824 $247,622,633
Pima (Tuscon) 1,039,073 $44,876,057
ARKANSAS
Pulaski (Little Rock) 392,680 $30,084,230
Benton (Bentonville) 272,608 $14,336,028
Washington 236,961 $10,971,298
CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles (Los Angeles) 10,105,518 $787,176,672
San Diego (San Diego) 3,343,364 $245,138,815
Orange (Anaheim) 3,185,968 $260,484,674
Riverside (Riverside) 2,450,758 $90,768,490
San Bernardino (San Bernardino) 2,171,603 $96,340,623
Santa Clara (San Jose) 1,937,570 $328,260,759
Alameda (Oakland) 1,666,753 $144,494,091
Sacramento (Sacramento) 1,540,975 $96,628,861
Contra Costa 1,150,215 $82,436,416
Fresno (Fresno) 994,400 $47,408,857
COLORADO
Denver (Denver) 716,492 $77,455,208
El Paso (Colorado Springs) 713,856 $37,001,039
Arapahoe 651,215 $48,610,332
Jefferson 580,233 $33,039,256
Adams 511,868 $26,808,606
Larimer 350,518 $18,783,482
Douglas 342,776 $17,335,732
Boulder (Boulder) 326,078 $27,533,518
CONNECTICUT
Fairfield 943,823 $89,387,658
Hartford 892,697 $84,111,164
New Haven 857,620 $53,613,901
DELAWARE
New Castle (Wilmington) 559,335 $50,522,842
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Washington 702,455 $140,660,945
FLORIDA
Miami-Dade (Miami) 2,761,581 $164,632,057
Broward (Fort Lauderdale) 1,951,260 $108,572,033
Palm Beach (West Palm Beach) 1,485,941 $81,536,008
Hillsborough (Tampa) 1,436,888 $89,665,469
Orange (Orlando) 1,380,645 $98,092,581
Pinellas (St. Petersburg) 975,280 $52,309,434
Duval (Jacksonville) 950,181 $66,543,822
Lee (Fort Myers) 754,610 $30,583,564
Polk 708,009 $25,267,522
GEORGIA
Fulton (Atlanta) 1,050,114 $167,756,496
Gwinnett 927,781 $48,836,949
Cobb 756,865 $50,574,731
DeKalb 756,558 $41,799,796
Chatham (Savannah) 289,195 $19,357,819
Clayton 289,615 $19,123,786
HAWAII
Honolulu (Honolulu) 980,080 $69,252,343
IDAHO
Ada (Boise) 469,966 $27,409,991
ILLINOIS
Cook (Chicago) 5,180,493 $411,671,713
DuPage 928,589 $91,380,287
Lake 700,832 $67,701,128
Will 692,310 $31,475,135
Kane 534,216 $24,667,680
INDIANA
Marion (Indianapolis) 954,670 $94,099,662
Lake 484,411 $24,369,336
IOWA
Polk (Des Moines) 487,204 $41,424,812
Linn (Cedar Rapids) 225,909 $17,391,972
KANSAS
Johnson (Overland Park) 597,555 $47,112,594
Sedgwick (Wichita) 513,607 $31,985,851
KENTUCKY
Jefferson (Louisville) 770,517 $56,037,562
Fayette (Lexington) 323,780 $21,172,777
Kenton 166,051 $7,941,388
LOUISIANA
East Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge) 440,956 $36,000,455
Jefferson 434,051 $24,393,551
Orleans (New Orleans) 391,006 $26,133,518
Caddo (Shreveport) 242,922 $14,385,381
MAINE
Cumberland (Portland) 293,557 $21,736,290
York 206,229 $8,422,462
MARYLAND
Montgomery 1,052,567 $95,064,444
Baltimore County (not including Baltimore City) 828,431 $55,028,735
Baltimore City 602,495 $52,193,665
Anne Arundel 576,031 $50,181,212
Howard 323,196 $26,163,100
MASSACHUSETTS
Middlesex 1,614,714 $171,126,579
Worcester 830,839 $45,711,885
Suffolk (Boston) 807,252 $132,808,105
Essex 790,638 $48,278,445
MICHIGAN
Wayne (Detroit) 1,753,893 $99,069,943
Oakland 1,259,201 $112,604,207
Macomb 874,759 $40,943,060
Kent (Grand Rapids) 653,786 $43,492,939
Genesee (Flint) 406,892 $14,993,766
MINNESOTA
Hennepin (Minneapolis) 1,259,428 $137,015,472
Ramsey (St. Paul) 550,210 $43,485,967
Dakota 425,423 $27,833,647
Anoka 53,813 $15,380,653
MISSISSIPPI
Hinds (Jackson) 237,085 $12,705,708
Harrison (Biloxi) 206,650 $9,003,898
DeSoto 182,001 $5,660,020
MISSOURI
St. Louis (not including City of St. Louis) 996,945 $79,627,801
Jackson (Kansas City) 700,307 $47,496,821
St. Charles 399,182 $16,358,322
St. Louis City 302,838 $32,631,130
MONTANA
Yellowstone (Billings) 160,137 $9,564,773
Missoula 118,791 $5,694,748
NEBRASKA
Douglas (Omaha) 566,880 $45,906,741
Lancaster 317,272 $18,671,352
NEVADA
Clark (Las Vegas) 2,231,647 $122,423,873
Washoe (Reno) 465,735 $26,477,845
NEW HAMPSHIRE
Hillsborough (Manchester) 415,247 $28,160,159
Rockingham 309,176 $21,071,476
NEW JERSEY
Bergen (Hackensack) 936,692 $73,548,321
Middlesex 829,685 $64,687,010
Essex (Newark) 799,767 $59,018,323
Hudson (Jersey City) 676,061 $51,575,916
Monmouth 621,354 $35,826,474
Ocean 601,651 $21,516,075
Union (Elizabeth) 558,067 $40,055,247
NEW MEXICO
Bernalillo (Albuquerque) 678,701 $37,865,783
Doña Ana 217,522 $7,516,342
NEW YORK
Kings (Brooklyn) 2,582,830 $105,937,975
Queens (Queens) 2,278,906 $108,755,409
New York (Manhattan) 1,628,701 $711,974,400
Suffolk 1,481,093 $92,983,255
Bronx (Bronx) 1,432,132 $49,347,608
Nassau 1,358,343 $93,325,206
Westchester 967,612 $84,822,522
Erie (Buffalo) 919,719 $58,987,645
Monroe (Rochester) 742,474 $49,392,931
Richmond (Staten Island) 476,179 $17,002,204
Onondaga (Syracuse) 461,809 $32,115,607
NORTH CAROLINA
Mecklenburg (Charlotte) 1,093,901 $114,507,946
Wake (Raleigh) 1,092,305 $76,979,769
Guilford (Greensboro) 533,670 $35,359,094
Forsyth (Winston-Salem) 379,099 $25,050,740
Cumberland (Fayetteville) 332,330 $18,332,718
Durham (Durham) 316,739 $40,416,632
Buncombe (Asheville) 259,103 $13,298,047
Union 235,908 $6,927,936
New Hanover (Wilmington) 232,274 $13,962,266
Gaston 222,846 $7,735,591
Johnston 202,675 $5,241,124
NORTH DAKOTA
Cass (Fargo) 181,516 $12,547,098
OHIO
Franklin (Columbus) 1,310,300 $97,774,525
Cuyahoga (Cleveland) 1,243,857 $100,074,594
Hamilton (Cincinnati) 816,684 $76,096,986
Summit (Akron) 541,918 $30,687,321
Montgomery (Dayton) 532,331 $28,909,746
Lucas (Toledo) 429,899 $26,754,711
Stark 371,574 $17,168,748
Butler 382,378 $20,361,163
Lorain 309,461 $11,251,295
OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) 792,582 $64,352,017
Tulsa (Tulsa) 648,360 $49,075,158
OREGON
Multnomah (Portland) 811,880 $67,121,018
Washington 597,695 $49,680,871
Clackamas 416,075 $21,482,671
Lane 379,611 $17,205,000
Marion 346,868 $16,212,174
PENNSYLVANIA
Philadelphia (City of Philadelphia) 1,584,138 $120,491,943
Allegheny (Pittsburgh) 1,218,452 $96,697,540
Montgomery 828,604 $77,554,844
Bucks 628,195 $34,399,200
Delaware 564,751 $34,373,311
Lancaster 543,557 $29,441,064
Chester 522,046 $45,687,252
York 448,273 $20,978,990
Berks 420,152 $20,444,464
RHODE ISLAND
Providence (Providence) 636,084 $36,773,753
SOUTH CAROLINA
Greenville (Greenville) 514,213 $30,906,085
Richland (Columbia) 414,576 $26,201,102
Charleston (Charleston) 405,905 $31,412,677
Horry (Myrtle Beach) 344,147 $12,734,507
Spartanburg (Spartanburg) 313,888 $15,295,526
Lexington 295,032 $12,268,323
York 274,118 $11,449,698
Berkeley 221,091 $7,753,631
Anderson 200,482 $7,093,200
SOUTH DAKOTA
Minnehaha (Souix Falls) 192,876 $17,766,273
Pennington 111,729 $5,802,018
TENNESSEE
Shelby (Memphis) 935,764 $65,031,814
Davidson (Nashville) 692,587 $71,674,551
Knox (Knoxville) 465,289 $27,307,967
Hamilton (Chattanooga) 364,286 $26,341,437
Rutherford 324,890 $15,039,503
TEXAS
Harris (Houston) 4,698,619 $387,731,505
Dallas (Dallas) 2,637,772 $264,438,886
Tarrant (Fort Worth) 2,084,931 $120,101,296
Bexar (San Antonio) 1,986,049 $109,073,496
Travis (Austin) 1,248,743 $111,568,556
Collin 1,005,146 $64,924,439
Hidalgo 865,939 $23,349,215
Denton 859,064 $30,992,948
El Paso (El Paso) 840,758 $32,412,416
Fort Bend 787,858 $25,918,414
UTAH
Salt Lake (Salt Lake City) 1,152,633 $92,409,828
Utah (Provo) 622,213 $26,711,942
Davis 351,713 $14,972,633
VERMONT
Chittenden 164,572 $11,570,630
VIRGINIA
Fairfax 1,150,795 $114,152,628
Virginia Beach city 450,189 $22,621,499
Prince William 468,011 $20,494,695
Loudoun 406,850 $26,377,063
Chesterfield 348,556 $17,216,677
Henrico 329,261 $28,394,451
Norfolk city 244,076 $23,307,198
Chesapeake city 242,634 $10,805,236
Arlington 237,521 $35,077,695
Richmond city 228,783 $21,522,598
WASHINGTON
King (Seattle) 2,233,163 $303,694,235
Pierce (Tacoma) 891,299 $44,809,301
Snohomish 814,901 $43,533,409
Spokane (Spokane) 514,631 $26,482,714
Clark 481,857 $20,743,251
WEST VIRGINIA
Kanawha (Charleston) 180,454 $10,867,844
Berkeley 117,123 $3,488,914
WISCONSIN
Milwaukee (Milwaukee) 948,201 $61,228,371
Dane (Madison) 542,364 $45,531,350
Waukesha 403,072 $30,987,892
Brown 263,378 $18,750,783
WYOMING
Laramie (Cheyenne) 98,976 $5,742,537
Natrona 79,115 $5,672,135

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