State Annual Personal Income, 2019 (Preliminary) and State Quarterly Personal Income, 4th Quarter 2019
State personal income increased 4.4 percent in 2019, after increasing 5.6 percent in 2018. In 2019, increases in earnings, property income (dividends, interest, and rent), and transfer receipts contributed to personal income growth in all states and the District of Columbia. The percent change in personal income across all states ranged from 6.1 percent in Colorado to 2.8 percent in West Virginia.
- Current Release: March 24, 2020
- Next Release: June 23, 2020
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- 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.