Special Report

America’s Largest and Smallest State Economies

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North Carolina
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $50,569.21
> Q2 real GDP: $530.37 billion — 11th highest
> August unemployment rate: 4.30% — 21st lowest
> 2019 poverty rate: 13.71% — 15th highest

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Wisconsin
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $52,071.66
> Q2 real GDP: $303.18 billion — 21st highest
> August unemployment rate: 3.90% — 14th lowest
> 2019 poverty rate: 10.92% — 17th lowest

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Indiana
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $52,246.77
> Q2 real GDP: $351.74 billion — 17th highest
> August unemployment rate: 4.10% — 18th lowest
> 2019 poverty rate: 12.75% — 21st highest

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Hawaii
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $52,467.81
> Q2 real GDP: $74.29 billion — 11th lowest
> August unemployment rate: 7.00% — 7th highest
> 2019 poverty rate: 9.29% — 5th lowest

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Ohio
> Q2 real GDP per capita: $52,769.26
> Q2 real GDP: $616.83 billion — 7th highest
> August unemployment rate: 5.40% — 19th highest
> 2019 poverty rate: 13.56% — 17th highest

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