MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New economic data is confirming Minnesota’s status as a top performer among Upper Midwest states.
The U.S. Department of Commerce for the first time is releasing state-by-state breakdowns of personal income and consumption.READ MORE: More Mask Mandates Reinstated Across Minnesota As Delta Variant Spreads
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Minnesota’s per capita personal income rose 4 percent to almost $47,000 in 2012, the latest year available. Wisconsin’s per capita income rose 3.6 percent, Iowa’s 3.4 percent and South Dakota’s 1.2 percent.
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