May 16, 2019

The percent change in real state personal income ranged from 4.5 percent in New York to -1.3 percent in North Dakota.

Real Personal Income for States May 16
  • States with the fastest growth in real personal income were New York (4.5 percent), Oklahoma (3.9 percent), and Rhode Island (3.8 percent).
  • Two states had declines in real personal income — North Dakota (-1.3 percent) and South Dakota (-0.4 percent). States with the slowest growth in real personal income were Iowa (0.3 percent), New Mexico (0.6 percent), and Kansas (0.8 percent).
  • States with the highest regional price parities (RPPs) were Hawaii (118.5), New York (115.8), and California (114.8). The District of Columbia’s RPP was 116.9.
  • States with the lowest RPPs were Mississippi (85.7), Arkansas (86.5), and Alabama (86.7).
  • Across states, Hawaii had the highest RPP for housing rents (156.4) and West Virginia had the lowest (61.4).

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