North Dakota ninth in nation for personal income -- Has risen more than 78 percent since 2000, report finds
FARGO - Thanks to strong growth in the agriculture and mining industries - particularly oil and gas production - North Dakota's per-capita personal income has risen more than 78 percent since 2000, according to statistics released Friday by the federal government and the state Department of Commerce.
That's more than double the 37.4 percent increase in per-capita income seen nationally, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported.
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