Posts Tagged 'State Personal Income'



State Personal Income: Fourth Quarter 2012

In the fourth quarter of 2012, average state personal income growth accelerated to 1.9 percent from 0.6 percent in the third quarter, the fastest pace since the first quarter of 2011. Fourth-quarter growth ranged from 1.3 percent in West Virginia to 4.8 percent in South Dakota. The inflation rate was 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, the same as in the third quarter.

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For more on state personal income, see the full report.

State Personal Income: Third Quarter 2012

State personal income growth slowed to 0.5 percent in the third quarter of 2012 from 0.7 percent in the second quarter. Growth slowed in 34 states, accelerated in 11, and was unchanged in 5. Growth across states ranged from 1.4 percent in North Dakota to –1.6 percent in South Dakota. Inflation, as measured by the national price index for personal consumption expenditures, accelerated to 0.4 percent in the third quarter from 0.2 percent in the second quarter.

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For more information about state personal income, read the full report.

State Personal Income: Second Quarter 2012

State personal income growth slowed to 1.0 percent in the second quarter of 2012 from 1.7 percent in the first quarter. Growth slowed in 39 states plus the District of Columbia, accelerated in 10, and was unchanged in Nevada. Personal income growth ranged from 2.1 percent in North Dakota to 0.4 percent in New Mexico. Inflation, as measured by the national price index for personal consumption expenditures, slowed to 0.2 percent in the second quarter from 0.6 percent in the first quarter.

For more information about state personal income, read the full report.