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Personal Income Growth State by State Excel file

10-year
rank
State
10-year change
5-year rank
5-year change
1-year rank
1-year change
1997
2002
2006
2007
1 Wyoming 101.0% 1 51.2% 3 8.5% $23,412 $31,115 $43,381 $47,047
2 North Dakota 74.4% 3 36.5% 1 11.9% $20,686 $26,429 $32,233 $36,082
3 Louisiana 69.7% 2 39.0% 5 6.9% $20,681 $25,249 $32,832 $35,100
4 Oklahoma 69.3% 4 35.2% 6 6.8% $20,671 $25,891 $32,755 $34,997
5 Montana 67.2% 6 32.5% 4 7.0% $19,877 $25,080 $31,061 $33,225
6 Vermont 63.0% 15 27.7% 11 6.6% $23,002 $29,352 $35,166 $37,483
7 South Dakota 62.9% 8 32.3% 2 10.7% $21,949 $27,039 $32,293 $35,760
8 Maryland 62.1% 19 27.1% 16 5.9% $28,666 $36,553 $43,889 $46,471
9 Massachusetts 60.6% 24 26.1% 17 5.8% $30,498 $38,855 $46,305 $48,995
10 Connecticut 59.9% 12 29.0% 12 6.6% $34,375 $42,629 $51,600 $54,981
11 Virginia 58.6% 21 26.2% 46 3.7% $26,307 $33,055 $40,234 $41,727
12 California 57.8% 18 27.2% 34 4.5% $26,490 $32,870 $40,020 $41,805
13 Rhode Island 57.2% 22 26.2% 20 5.7% $25,341 $31,555 $37,669 $39,829
14 Texas 57.0% 14 28.5% 23 5.5% $23,616 $28,858 $35,162 $37,083
15 Florida 56.8% 11 29.1% 47 3.6% $24,502 $29,754 $37,099 $38,417
16 Downstate 56.7% 5 33.1% 13 6.5% $33,395 $39,307 $49,107 $52,319
17 New Mexico 55.9% 23 26.2% 32 4.6% $19,698 $24,330 $29,346 $30,706
18 Washington 55.8% 20 26.4% 10 6.6% $26,454 $32,606 $38,639 $41,203
19 New York 55.3% 9 31.1% 14 6.0% $29,857 $35,363 $43,724 $46,364
20 Alabama 54.9% 17 27.3% 29 5.0% $20,930 $25,467 $30,873 $32,419
21 New Jersey 54.5% 27 25.6% 19 5.8% $32,051 $39,428 $46,813 $49,511
22 Arkansas 54.0% 13 28.9% 15 6.0% $19,590 $23,404 $28,473 $30,177
23 Idaho 54.0% 26 26.0% 31 4.7% $20,648 $25,234 $30,374 $31,804
24 Mississippi 53.9% 16 27.5% 24 5.4% $18,550 $22,386 $27,072 $28,541
25 Colorado 53.4% 45 21.2% 42 4.0% $26,846 $33,991 $39,612 $41,192
26 Hawaii 53.4% 7 32.4% 21 5.7% $25,587 $29,632 $37,117 $39,242
27 Maine 53.3% 38 22.2% 26 5.3% $22,179 $27,827 $32,287 $33,991
28 New Hampshire 52.8% 40 21.9% 30 4.9% $27,257 $34,149 $39,703 $41,639
29 West Virginia 52.7% 39 22.1% 28 5.2% $19,243 $24,070 $27,935 $29,385
30 Minnesota 52.5% 35 23.5% 22 5.5% $26,953 $33,283 $38,944 $41,105
31 Pennsylvania 52.3% 28 24.8% 25 5.4% $25,475 $31,080 $36,800 $38,793
32 Kansas 51.9% 25 26.0% 18 5.8% $24,041 $28,979 $34,525 $36,525
33 Delaware 51.5% 42 21.5% 49 3.5% $26,475 $33,007 $38,745 $40,112
34 Nebraska 51.2% 30 24.5% 7 6.8% $24,061 $29,225 $34,053 $36,372
35 Arizona 50.2% 33 24.1% 52 1.7% $21,861 $26,454 $32,285 $32,833
36 Alaska 49.6% 32 24.1% 38 4.4% $26,759 $32,258 $38,344 $40,042
37 Nevada 48.4% 10 29.5% 50 2.6% $26,862 $30,784 $38,850 $39,853
38 South Carolina 48.2% 36 22.6% 48 3.5% $20,987 $25,364 $30,041 $31,103
39 Wisconsin 48.0% 46 20.9% 27 5.3% $24,514 $29,994 $34,461 $36,272
40 Illinois 47.9% 29 24.6% 8 6.6% $27,729 $32,925 $38,456 $41,012
41 Iowa 47.8% 31 24.1% 9 6.6% $23,623 $28,128 $32,741 $34,916
42 Kentucky 47.8% 44 21.3% 40 4.3% $20,855 $25,415 $29,542 $30,824
43 Upstate 47.3% 34 23.9% 41 4.2% $22,935 $27,271 $32,417 $33,777
44 Tennessee 47.3% 41 21.7% 43 3.8% $22,676 $27,448 $32,167 $33,395
45 Utah 44.8% 47 19.7% 51 2.0% $20,600 $24,919 $29,243 $29,831
46 Oregon 43.6% 43 21.4% 37 4.4% $24,469 $28,960 $33,648 $35,143
47 North Carolina 43.4% 37 22.6% 33 4.5% $23,530 $27,515 $32,271 $33,735
48 Missouri 43.2% 48 19.7% 35 4.5% $23,716 $28,385 $32,514 $33,964
49 Indiana 42.5% 49 18.4% 44 3.8% $23,306 $28,058 $32,006 $33,215
50 Georgia 40.8% 51 17.4% 45 3.7% $23,795 $28,538 $32,299 $33,499
51 Ohio 39.8% 50 18.1% 36 4.4% $24,656 $29,197 $33,000 $34,468
52 Michigan 35.7% 52 13.9% 39 4.4% $25,367 $30,234 $32,985 $34,423
United States $25,334 $30,838 $36,794 $38,615