Cities where incomes have grown the most since the Great Recession

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Although it's been seven years since America's Great Recession, not every city in the country was able to bounce back from the economic pitfall.

While some cities are still facing the negative effects of the recession, there are seven metro areas, in particular, that benefited from the downturn. According to CNBC's report, based on the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the cities with the strongest rebound all have a per-capita real personal income that's drastically above the nationwide average of 7.2 percent.

For more information on the seven cities that have boomed since the Great Recession, take a look at the video above.

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Cincinnati, Ohio 
Average Starting Annual Salary: $48,348
Unemployment Rate: 4.9 percent

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Average Starting Annual Salary: $48,609
Unemployment Rate: 4.8 percent

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Austin, Texas
Average Starting Annual Salary: $50,035
Unemployment Rate: 3.7 percent

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Washington, DC
Average Starting Annual Salary: $51,310
Unemployment Rate: 4.9 percent

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Minneapolis-St Paul, Minnesota
Average Starting Annual Salary: $49,950
Unemployment Rate: 4.1 percent

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota 
Average Starting Annual Salary: $43,849
Unemployment Rate: 3.9 percent

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Fargo, North Dakota
Average Starting Annual Salary: $44,163
Unemployment Rate: 3.0 percent

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Madison, Wisconsin
Average Starting Annual Salary: $51,163
Unemployment Rate: 3.9 percent 

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Atlanta, Georgia
Average Starting Annual Salary: $48,991
Unemployment Rate: 5.3 percent 

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Seattle, Washington 
Average Starting Annual Salary: $54,024
Unemployment Rate: 4.4 percent

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