Individuals and households get their income from three main sources: net earnings by place of residence; dividends, interest, and rent; and transfer payments (for example, Social Security and Unemployment Compensation).
Among Idaho residents in 2016. . .
- net earnings made up 61 percent of personal income, compared to 61 percent in 2010;
- dividends, interest and rent - income from investments - made up 18 percent of personal income, compared to 18 percent in 2010;
- transfer payments made up 18 percent of personal income, compared to 21 percent in 2010.