Don Bauder, SAN DIEGO READER
Friday, September 25, 2009
Drops in gasoline and natural gas prices accounted for almost the entire price decline. Also, in 2008, personal income adjusted for inflation declined 0.04%, the first decrease since 1993. Personal income for the San Diego metro area (the county) is 16th in the nation. On a per capita basis, however, San Diego ranks 28th, according to Cunningham.