Americans in almost every state saw their incomes go up last year

  • The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released data on personal income growth between 2016 and 2017 in each state and Washington DC.

  • Income rose in every state except North Dakota, with Washington state taking the lead with a 4.8% jump in personal income.

Personal income rose in every US state but one last year, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

The BEA recently released data on personal income in each state and Washington DC, including the percent change in total income for residents of the states.

According to the release, income increased in every state except for North Dakota between 2016 and 2017. Washington state had the highest growth rate of 4.8%, and several other states in the West saw especially strong income growth.

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Here's how personal income changed in each state and DC between 2016 and 2017, according to the BEA:

state personal income growth
state personal income growth

Business Insider/Andy Kiersz, data from Bureau of Economic Analysis

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