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Table 8
Growth in Per-Capita Personal Income, 1995
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 Rhode Island 7.3% 27 Alabama 5.1%
2 Massachusetts 6.4% 27 Kentucky 5.1%
3 New Hampshire 6.2% 27 New Jersey 5.1%
3 New Mexico 6.2% 30 Vermont 5.0%
5 Delaware 6.0% 31 Louisiana 4.9%
5 Oregon 6.0% 31 Mississippi 4.9%
7 Michigan 5.9% 33 Kansas 4.7%
7 South Carolina 5.9% 34 Indiana 4.6%
9 Florida 5.8% 34 West Virginia 4.6%
9 North Carolina 5.8% 36 Minnesota 4.5%
11 Arizona 5.7% 36 Nebraska 4.5%
11 California 5.7% 36 Virginia 4.5%
11 Connecticut 5.7% 36 Washington 4.5%
11 Missouri 5.7% 40 Idaho 4.2%
15 Ohio 5.6% 40 Montana 4.2%
15 Utah 5.6% 40 Nevada 4.2%
17 NEW YORK 5.5% 43 Maryland 4.0%
17 Georgia 5.5% 44 Oklahoma 3.9%
17 Colorado 5.5% 45 Iowa 3.7%
20 Arkansas 5.3% 46 Wyoming 3.5%
20 Pennsylvania 5.3% 47 South Dakota 3.4%
20 Tennessee 5.3% 48 Alaska 2.8%
20 Wisconsin 5.3% 49 Hawaii 2.4%
24 Illinois 5.2% 50 North Dakota 2.3%
24 Maine 5.2% U.S. Average 5.3%
24 Texas 5.2% N.Y.S. % above avg. 3.8%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis


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