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 Gem residents in 2017. . .
- net earnings made up 50 percent of personal income, compared to 51 percent in 2010;
- dividends, interest and rent - income from investments - made up 19 percent of personal income, compared to 19 percent in 2010;
- transfer payments made up 27 percent of personal income, compared to 31 percent in 2010.