If the neighborhood annual income averages $25,000 per person, this is an example of a time when the per capita annual income is $25,000.
In that year, Americans earned $15,304 per capita. Among the states, Connecticut has a high per capita income.
Origin of per-capita
- Medieval Latin by heads Latin per per Latin capita accusative pl. of caput head
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin