Real Personal Income for States, 2016

The percent change in real state personal income ranged from 3.3 percent in Utah and Georgia to -3.6 percent in Wyoming. In the District of Columbia, real personal income grew 4.5 percent.

Personal Income

  • States with the fastest growth in real personal income were Utah (3.3 percent), Georgia (3.3 percent), and Washington (3.0 percent). The District of Columbia’s real personal income grew 4.5 percent.
  • Eight states had declining real personal income. The largest percent declines were in Wyoming (-3.6 percent), Oklahoma (-2.7 percent), and Louisiana (-1.9 percent).
  • States with the highest all items RPPs were Hawaii (118.4), New York (115.6), and California (114.4). The District of Columbia’s RPP was 115.9.
  • States with the lowest RPPs were Mississippi (86.4), Alabama (86.6), and Arkansas (86.9).
  • Across states, Hawaii had the highest rents RPP (157.4) and Alabama and West Virginia had the lowest (63.2).

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