Real Personal Income for States and Metropolitan Areas, 2016

Real state personal income grew on average 1.1 percent in 2016, after increasing 4.7 percent in 2015. 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. Across metropolitan areas, the percent change ranged from 6.6 percent in Jacksonville, NC to -8.1 percent in Midland, TX and Odessa, TX.

Current Release

BEA updated real personal income for states on September 25, 2018 with the release of state personal income. Real personal income for metropolitan areas will be updated on November 15, 2018 with the release of local area personal income.

  • Current Release: May 17, 2018
    • State Update: September 25, 2018
    • Local Area Update: November 15, 2018
  • Next release: May 16, 2019

What is Real Personal Income for States and Metropolitan Areas?

Statistics that are adjusted using BEA's regional price parities to better compare the buying power of personal income across the 50 states and the District of Columbia, or from one metro area to another. They are also adjusted for inflation over time. 

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