Skip to comments.MAP: The US States That Are Growing And The Ones Being Left Behind
Posted on 06/08/2012 6:48:15 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
From the BEA's state by state GDP breakdown for 2011. The dark blue states (highest quintile) are the 10 fastest growing states, the light blue the next 10, and so on.
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Rhode Island could grow some. I don’t think they can land airplanes there, it’s so small.
WV is number two....not sure I’m happy about that.
I wish they would’ve defined “fastest growing”.
Ooopps....make that #3 (more coffee please)
I take that back - now that I’ve found my glasses I see the number.
Florida isn’t doing too well - bad news ...
Interesting CA is considered a “high-growth” state. Probably a lot of that could be attributed to the influx of illegals.
Love the characterization of PA, NY and NJ as MidEast.
It breaks my heart to see Texas near the top. Welcome to Texas, now go home!
I wish they wouldve defined fastest growing.There is a link to the 'statistics'.
WOW...check out WV and ND - entirely energy-driven.
Not sure what is going on in the rest of Florida...but the Tampa Bay area is an awesome place to live. Wouldn’t trade it for anywhere...well maybe NC mountains for a few months.
>> Interesting CA is considered a high-growth state.
IIRC, *all* spending counts towards GDP, including government spending.
Lots of stimulus shot its wad wiuthin the borders of Kalifornia, I’m guessing.
I thought Louisiana would be higher and I am suprised about California. I thought it was tanking.
So these are the states that the illegals are breeding in?
I think a far better comparison would be DEBT to GDP ratio.
IMHO there are five states that are way out in front in growth and it has everything to do with E N E R G Y. California should be in the group, but they couldn’t be bothered with energy development, not while they can get it from others.
AK, MT, ND, TX, and WY.
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