- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 1, 2014

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - New federal figures show that Wyoming residents earned more income last year than people in most other states.

Wyoming’s average per-capita personal income last year was just shy of $51,000. That was the seventh-highest rate among all the states. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that nationwide, personal income last year averaged about $44,500.

Personal income in Wyoming grew 1.8 percent last year compared to the year before.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1iaaMuD) most personal income growth in Wyoming last year occurred in the mining sector.

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Information from: Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune, https://www.trib.com


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