by Bill Bishop and Roberto Gallardo
If Daviess County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 10.2% of total personal income in the county would be lost, a total of $22,760,245 in 2009.
Daviess County is more dependent on Social Security payments than is the rest of the country. Nationally, 5.5% of total personal income in 2009 came from Social Security payments. In Missouri, 6.7% of