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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by State: Fourth Quarter 2017

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• Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 47 states and the District of Columbia in the fourth quarter of 2017. The percent change in real GDP ranged from 5.2 percent in Texas to –1.3 percent in North Dakota.

• Mining and construction were the leading contributors to the increase in real GDP in Texas, the fastest growing state. Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting subtracted from growth in North Dakota and South Dakota—the only two states with decreases in fourth quarter real GDP.

• Durable goods manufacturing increased 7.2 percent nationally and contributed to growth in every state and the District of Columbia. This industry was the leading contributor to growth the increases in real GDP in five of the top ten fastest growing states.

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State Personal Income Rises in 2017

State personal income increased 3.1 percent on average in 2017, after increasing 2.3 percent in 2016. In 2017, personal income increased in all states and the District of Columbia except one, North Dakota. The percent change in personal income across all states ranged from 4.8 percent in Washington to -0.3 percent in North Dakota.

Personal Income March22

  • Earnings increased 3.1 percent in 2017 and was a leading contributor to growth in personal income in most states, including the five fastest growing states—Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.
  • For the nation, earnings increased in 22 of the 24 industries for which BEA prepares estimates. Earnings growth in three industries—health care and social assistance; professional, scientific, and technical services; and construction—were the leading contributors to overall growth in personal income.
  • State personal income increased 1.1 percent on average in the fourth quarter of 2017, after increasing 0.8 percent growth in the third quarter. The percent change in personal income across all states ranged from 1.5 percent in Nevada to 0.2 percent in North Dakota.

For more information, read the full report.

State Personal Income, Third Quarter 2017

State personal income increased 0.7 percent on average in the third quarter of 2017. In the second quarter, state personal income increased 0.6 percent. Increases in earnings and personal current transfer receipts were the leading contributors to the acceleration in personal income in the third quarter.


  • Personal income increased 1.0 percent in Washington, faster than in any other state. Texas had the next largest increase at 0.9 percent. South Dakota, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas, and Iowa had the slowest increases in personal income.
  • Earnings increased 0.8 percent in the third quarter of 2017, after increasing 0.6 percent in the second quarter, and was the leading contributor to the increase in personal income in most states. The percentage change in earnings ranged from an increase of 1.2 percent in Washington to a decrease of less than 0.1 percent in South Dakota.
  • Farm earnings decreased for the nation and in most states in the third quarter, and was the leading contributor to the decrease in total earnings in South Dakota, and to the relatively small increases in total earnings in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, and North Dakota.

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