Special Report

America’s Largest and Smallest State Economies

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Louisiana
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $49,220.16
> Q2 real GDP: $228.81 billion — 24th highest
> August unemployment rate: 6.20% — 12th highest
> 2019 poverty rate: 18.83% — 2nd highest

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Oklahoma
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $49,635.29
> Q2 real GDP: $196.41 billion — 23rd lowest
> August unemployment rate: 3.20% — 8th lowest
> 2019 poverty rate: 15.00% — 8th highest

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Nevada
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $49,682.03
> Q2 real GDP: $153.03 billion — 18th lowest
> August unemployment rate: 7.70% — the highest
> 2019 poverty rate: 12.08% — 25th lowest

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Tennessee
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $49,898.42
> Q2 real GDP: $340.77 billion — 19th highest
> August unemployment rate: 4.60% — 23rd lowest
> 2019 poverty rate: 14.36% — 9th highest

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Rhode Island
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $50,188.27
> Q2 real GDP: $53.17 billion — 6th lowest
> August unemployment rate: 5.80% — 16th highest
> 2019 poverty rate: 11.85% — 22nd lowest

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