List of U.S. states and territories by economic growth rate

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This is a list of U.S. states and territories by economic growth rate. This article includes a list of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and the 5 inhabited U.S. territories sorted by economic growth — the percentage change in real GDP for the first quarter of 2019 is listed (for the 50 states and District of Columbia), using the most recent data available from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. [1] The most recent data for American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands is from 2018.

Within the 50 states and District of Columbia, West Virginia had the largest GDP growth rate (Increase 5.2%) in the First Quarter 2019, while Hawaii had the smallest growth rate (Increase 1.2%). [1] In the 2018—2019 period, the Northern Mariana Islands had the lowest GDP growth rate (Decrease 19.6%). [2] In 2017, American Samoa had a very low GDP growth rate (Decrease 5.8%), but its GDP has grown since then. [3] Also, the Northern Mariana Islands had the highest GDP growth rate in the United States in 2017 (Increase 25.1%), but it now has the lowest GDP growth rate in the United States. [4] [2]

First Quarter 2019 list

List of U.S. states, federal district, and territories by economic growth in Q1 2019 [1] [3] [5] [2] [6] [7] [note 1]
Rank State
federal district
or territory
2019
(First Quarter)
GDP
Percent
change
[1] [3] [5] [2] [6] [7] [note 2]
1   West Virginia Increase 5.2
2   Texas Increase 5.1
3   New Mexico Increase 4.6
4   Utah Increase 4.2
5   Nevada Increase 4.0
6   Alaska Increase 3.9
6   North Dakota Increase 3.9
6   Oklahoma Increase 3.9
6   Delaware Increase 3.9
10   Louisiana Increase 3.8
10   Arizona Increase 3.8
10   New York Increase 3.8
13   Colorado Increase 3.6
13   South Dakota Increase 3.6
15   Ohio Increase 3.5
16   Nebraska Increase 3.4
17   Wyoming Increase 3.3
18   Montana Increase 3.2
19   Kansas Increase 3.1
19 Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia Increase 3.1
19   Washington Increase 3.1
19   Oregon Increase 3.1
23   Florida Increase 2.9
23   Illinois Increase 2.9
23   Indiana Increase 2.9
23   Pennsylvania Increase 2.9
23   Wisconsin Increase 2.9
28   North Carolina Increase 2.8
29   Virginia Increase 2.7
29   Massachusetts Increase 2.7
29   Alabama Increase 2.7
29   California Increase 2.7
29   Idaho Increase 2.7
34   New Hampshire Increase 2.6
34   Michigan Increase 2.6
34   Minnesota Increase 2.6
34   Maine Increase 2.6
38   Arkansas Increase 2.5
38   Kentucky Increase 2.5
38   Vermont Increase 2.5
38   South Carolina Increase 2.5
42   Tennessee Increase 2.4
43   Missouri Increase 2.3
43   Iowa Increase 2.3
  American Samoa Increase 2.2
45   Connecticut Increase 2.2
45   Rhode Island Increase 2.2
47   Mississippi Increase 1.9
48   New Jersey Increase 1.8
48   Maryland Increase 1.8
  U.S. Virgin Islands Increase 1.5
50   District of Columbia Increase 1.4
51   Hawaii Increase 1.2
  Guam Decrease 0.3
  Puerto Rico Decrease 4.9
  Northern Mariana Islands Decrease 19.6

2017 list

List of U.S. states and federal district by economic growth in 2017 [8]
2017
Rank
State
or federal district
2017
GDP
Percent
change
  United States Increase 2.1
1   Washington Increase 4.4
2   Colorado Increase 3.6
3   Nevada Increase 3.5
4   Arizona Increase 3.2
5   Utah Increase 3.1
6   California Increase 3.0
7   Georgia Increase 2.7
  Idaho Increase 2.7
9   Massachusetts Increase 2.6
  Texas Increase 2.6
  West Virginia Increase 2.6
12   Oregon Increase 2.5
  Tennessee Increase 2.5
14   Michigan Increase 2.3
  North Carolina Increase 2.3
  South Carolina Increase 2.3
17   Florida Increase 2.2
18   Indiana Increase 2.1
19   Virginia Increase 2.0
  Wyoming Increase 2.0
21   Minnesota Increase 1.9
  New Hampshire Increase 1.9
  Ohio Increase 1.9
24   Kentucky Increase 1.8
  Pennsylvania Increase 1.8
  District of Columbia Increase 1.7
26   Hawaii Increase 1.7
  Wisconsin Increase 1.7
28   Delaware Increase 1.6
  Rhode Island Increase 1.6
30   Maryland Increase 1.5
31   Maine Increase 1.4
32   Alabama Increase 1.2
  Illinois Increase 1.2
34   Arkansas Increase 1.1
  Missouri Increase 1.1
  New York Increase 1.1
  Vermont Increase 1.1
38   North Dakota Increase 1.0
39   New Jersey Increase 0.9
40   New Mexico Increase 0.8
41   Montana Increase 0.6
  Nebraska Increase 0.6
43   Iowa Increase 0.5
  Oklahoma Increase 0.5
45   Mississippi Increase 0.3
  South Dakota Increase 0.3
47   Alaska Increase 0.2
48   Kansas Decrease 0.1
49   Connecticut Decrease 0.2
  Louisiana Decrease 0.2

2013 list

Map of the states and the District of Columbia with percent change in economic growth in 2013.
List of U.S. states and federal district by economic growth in 2010–13
2013
Rank
State
or federal district
2013
GDP
Percent
change [9]
2010–13
GDP
Percent
change
2010–13
Pop.
Percent
change [10]
2010–13
Per Capita
GDP
percent
change
  United States Increase 1.8 Increase 2.0 Increase 0.8 Increase 1.2
1   North Dakota Increase 9.7 Increase 11.7 Increase 2.4 Increase 9.3
2   Wyoming Increase 7.6 Increase 1.2 Increase 1.1 Increase 0.1
3   West Virginia Increase 5.1 Increase 2.3 Steady Increase 2.3
4   Oklahoma Increase 4.2 Increase 2.8 Increase 0.8 Increase 2.0
5   Idaho Increase 4.1 Increase 1.4 Increase 0.9 Increase 0.5
6   Utah Increase 3.8 Increase 2.5 Increase 1.5 Increase 1.0
7   Colorado Increase 3.8 Increase 3.5 Increase 1.5 Increase 2.0
8   Texas Increase 3.7 Increase 4.5 Increase 1.6 Increase 2.9
9   Nebraska Increase 3.1 Increase 2.8 Increase 1.2 Increase 1.6
10   South Dakota Increase 3.0 Increase 3.1 Increase 0.7 Increase 2.4
11   Montana Increase 3.0 Increase 2.8 Increase 0.8 Increase 2.0
12   Iowa Increase 2.9 Increase 2.5 Increase 0.5 Increase 2.0
13   Minnesota Increase 2.8 Increase 2.8 Increase 0.7 Increase 2.1
14   Washington Increase 2.7 Increase 4.1 Increase 0.8 Increase 3.3
15   Oregon Increase 2.7 Increase 2.2 Increase 1.3 Increase 0.9
16   Arkansas Increase 2.4 Increase 2.3 Increase 0.4 Increase 1.9
17   North Carolina Increase 2.3 Increase 1.8 Increase 1.0 Increase 0.8
18   Florida Increase 2.2 Increase 1.0 Increase 1.3 Decrease 0.3
19   Indiana Increase 2.1 Increase 3.0 Increase 0.4 Increase 2.6
20   California Increase 2.0 Increase 1.8 Increase 1.0 Increase 0.8
21   Michigan Increase 2.0 Increase 2.8 Increase 0.1 Increase 2.7
22   Vermont Increase 1.9 Increase 2.4 Increase 0.1 Increase 2.3
23   Kansas Increase 1.9 Increase 2.3 Increase 0.4 Increase 1.9
24   Hawaii Increase 1.9 Increase 1.9 Increase 1.1 Increase 0.8
25   Georgia Increase 1.8 Increase 1.2 Increase 1.0 Increase 0.2
26   Ohio Increase 1.8 Increase 2.5 Increase 0.1 Increase 2.4
27   Wisconsin Increase 1.7 Increase 1.8 Increase 0.3 Increase 1.5
28   Massachusetts Increase 1.6 Increase 2.4 Increase 0.7 Increase 1.7
29   Mississippi Increase 1.6 Increase 1.3 Increase 0.2 Increase 1.1
30   Kentucky Increase 1.6 Increase 2.3 Increase 0.4 Increase 1.9
31   Delaware Increase 1.6 Increase 0.9 Increase 0.9 Steady
32   New Mexico Increase 1.5 Increase 0.9 Increase 0.4 Increase 0.5
33   Rhode Island Increase 1.4 Increase 1.3 Steady Increase 1.3
34   Louisiana Increase 1.3 Increase 1.5 Increase 0.6 Increase 0.9
35   South Carolina Increase 1.2 Increase 1.9 Increase 1.0 Increase 0.9
36   Arizona Increase 1.1 Increase 1.9 Increase 1.1 Increase 0.8
37   New Jersey Increase 1.1 Increase 1.0 Increase 0.4 Increase 0.6
38   Nevada Increase 1.0 Increase 0.8 Increase 1.1 Decrease 0.3
39   Connecticut Increase 0.9 Increase 0.4 Increase 0.2 Increase 0.2
40   New Hampshire Increase 0.9 Increase 1.5 Increase 0.2 Increase 1.3
41   Maine Increase 0.9 Increase 0.4 Steady Increase 0.4
42   Illinois Increase 0.9 Increase 1.3 Increase 0.1 Increase 1.2
43   Tennessee Increase 0.8 Increase 1.7 Increase 0.3 Increase 1.4
44   Missouri Increase 0.8 Increase 2.2 Increase 0.7 Increase 1.5
45   Alabama Increase 0.8 Increase 0.8 Increase 0.3 Increase 0.5
46   New York Increase 0.7 Increase 1.6 Increase 0.5 Increase 1.1
47   Pennsylvania Increase 0.7 Increase 1.4 Increase 0.2 Increase 1.2
48   Virginia Increase 0.1 Increase 1.3 Increase 1.0 Increase 0.3
49   Maryland Steady Increase 1.4 Increase 0.9 Increase 0.5
50   Alaska Decrease 2.5 Increase 0.8 Increase 1.1 Decrease 0.3

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Data for the 50 states and District of Columbia is from First Quarter 2019. Data for American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands is from 2018.
  2. ^ Data for the 50 states and District of Columbia is from First Quarter 2019. Data for American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands is from 2018.

References

  1. ^ a b c d https://www.bea.gov/news/2019/gross-domestic-product-state-first-quarter-2019 BEA.gov. Gross Domestic Product By State, First Quarter 2019. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d https://www.bea.gov/news/2019/gross-domestic-product-commonwealth-northern-mariana-islands-cnmi-2018 BEA.gov. Gross Domestic Product for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), 2018. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c https://www.bea.gov/news/2019/american-samoa-gdp-increases-2018 BEA.gov. American Samoa GDP Increases in 2018. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
  4. ^ https://www.bea.gov/news/blog/2018-10-17/northern-mariana-islands-gdp-increases-2017 BEA.gov. Northern Mariana Islands’ GDP increases in 2017. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  5. ^ a b https://www.bea.gov/news/2019/gross-domestic-product-guam-2018 BEA.gov. Gross Domestic Product for Guam, 2018. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  6. ^ a b https://www.bea.gov/news/2019/gross-domestic-product-us-virgin-islands-usvi-2018 BEA.gov. Gross Domestic Product for the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), 2018. Retrieved June 29, 2020.
  7. ^ a b https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.MKTP.KD.ZG?locations=PR Data.worldbank.org. Puerto Rico (GDP Growth). Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  8. ^ "Gross Domestic Product by State and Federal district: First Quarter 2018" (PDF).
  9. ^ "BEA official report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-11-22. Retrieved 2018-03-09.
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". 2014 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. December 23, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2014.

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