Buffalo area residents earn a grand total of $52 billion per year

If you piled up all of the money earned last year by all of the residents of Erie and Niagara counties, you’d wind up with a stack of almost $52 billion. That’s according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, which has released its annual rankings of total personal income (TPI). Click on the View Slideshow button for a rundown of the metropolitan areas (including Buffalo) that are above $30 billion. TPI is defined as the income received by all residents from all sources (everything from…