Personal income last published on March 25, 2015.
Personal Income for Massachusetts
The population of Massachusetts in 2014 was 6,745,408. Its rank was 14th in the nation.
Per Capita Personal Income
In 2014, Massachusetts had a per capita personal income (PCPI) of $59,182. This PCPI ranked 2nd in the United States and was 128 percent of the national average, $46,129. The 2014 PCPI reflected an increase of 3.4 percent from 2013. The 2013-2014 national change was 3.0 percent. In 2004, the PCPI of Massachusetts was $42,691 and ranked 3rd in the United States. The 2004-2014 compound annual growth rate of PCPI was 3.3 percent. The compound annual growth rate for the nation was 3.0 percent.
Per Capita Personal Income, 2014
Per Capita Income as a Percent of the United States
Total Personal Income
In 2014, Massachusetts had a total personal income (TPI) of $399,204,457*. This TPI ranked 11th in the United States . In 2004, the TPI of Massachusetts was $273,747,653* and ranked 12th in the United States.
*Total personal income estimates are in thousands of dollars, not adjusted for inflation.
|2013-2014 percent change||2004-2014 CAGR|
|Massachusetts||4.2 %||3.8 %|
|U.S.||3.9 %||3.9 %|
|CAGR: compound annual growth rate|
Components of Total Personal Income
Total personal income includes net earnings by place of residence; dividends, interest, and rent; and personal current transfer receipts received by the residents of Massachusetts.
2013-2014 percent change
|Net earnings||4.4 %||4.0 %|
|Dividends, interest, and rent||3.5 %||3.4 %|
|Personal current transfer receipts||4.0 %||4.5 %|
|Net earnings||3.4 %||3.2 %|
|Dividends, interest, and rent||4.7 %||4.6 %|
|Personal current transfer receipts||5.0 %||5.9 %|
|CAGR: compound annual growth rate|
Percent Contribution to Total Personal Income
|Net earnings by place of residence|
|Dividends, interest, and rent|
|Personal current transfer receipts|
GDP last published on June 10, 2015.
GDP for Massachusetts
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by State
In 2014, Massachusetts current-dollar GDP was $459.9 billion and ranked 12th in the United States. In 2004, Massachusetts GDP was $329.6 billion and ranked 13th in the United States.
In 2014, Massachusetts real GDP grew 2.3 percent; the 2013-2014 national change was 2.2 percent. The 2004-2014 compound annual growth rate for Massachusetts real GDP was 1.4 percent; the compound annual growth rate for the nation was 1.4 percent.
GDP by State for Industries
In 2014, the largest industry in Massachusetts was finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing. This industry accounted for 23.9 percent of Massachusetts GDP and had 1.2 percent real growth. The second largest industry was professional and business services, which accounted for 16.6 percent of Massachusetts GDP and had 4.8 percent real growth.
The largest contributor to real GDP growth in Massachusetts was professional and business services. This industry accounted for 0.79 percentage point of the total growth in real GDP. The second largest contributor was finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing. This industry accounted for 0.28 percentage point of the total growth in real GDP.*
* The industry contributions, or sum thereof, may be larger than 100 percent (and the percentage points larger than the percent change) because growing and declining industries offset one another.
Top Five State Industries as a percent of Total GDP, 2014
|Durable goods manufacturing manufacturing||Educational services, health care, and social assistance|
|Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing||Government|
|Professional and business services||All others|