According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, personal income rose in 2011 in all of the nation’s 366 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the first time since 2007. Personal income growth ranged from 14.8% in Odessa, Texas to 1.0% in Rochester, Minnesota. Personal income in the United States rose 5.2% in 2011, up from 3.8% in 2010. Inflation, as measured by the national price index for personal consumption expenditures, accelerated to 2.4% in 2011 from 1.9% in 2010.
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