They say it takes money to make money. A lot of folks in the Seattle area know this to be true from firsthand experience. According to a new report, a big chunk of income earned by King County residents doesn’t come directly from their labor — it comes from their assets. On a per capita basis, income generated from assets penciled out to the tune of $24,100 here in 2019. Among the 100 largest U.S. counties, that ranks as the eighth highest. King County’s asset income is more than double the national average, which was $11,400 per capita.