State Personal Income, Third Quarter 2018
State personal income increased 4.0 percent at an annual rate in the third quarter of 2018, an acceleration from the 3.4 percent increase in the second quarter. Personal income increased in all states and the District of Columbia. The percent change in personal income across all states ranged from 6.2 percent in Nevada and Washington to 2.1 percent in Missouri.Current Release
- Current Release: December 20, 2018
- Next release: March 26, 2019
- Data for the entire time series, reflecting BEA's comprehensive update, are now available (March 6, 2019).
- Downloadable Data
- Supplemental Information
- Supplemental estimates of state and local government defined benefit pension plans
- Refundable Tax Credits Table
- Data Table Availability
- Statistical Area Delineations including Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas
- BEA Regions
- Glossary Glossary of Terms Specific to the Regional Program
- Regional Quarterly Report | SCB, March 2019
- Preview of the 2018 Comprehensive Update of the Regional Economic Accounts
- Comprehensive Revision of State Personal Income | SCB, November 2013
- An Examination of Revisions to the Quarterly Estimates of State Personal Income | SCB, August 2012
- The Reliability of the State Personal Income Estimates | SCB, December 2003
- State Retirement Income Estimates and an Alternative Measure of State Personal Income (WP2008-01) by David G. Lenze | April 2008
- Reliability of the State Personal Income Estimates | (WP2004-01) by Robert L. Brown, Bruce T. Grimm, and Marian B. Sacks
What is Personal Income by State?
The income people living in each state and the District of Columbia get from wages, proprietors' income, dividends, interest, rents, and government benefits. These statistics help assess and compare the economic well-being of state residents.