Special Report

Fastest Growing Local Economy in Every State

Alabama: Clay County
> Real GDP growth, 2015 to 2020: +26.0% (county); +2.9% (state)
> Fastest growing industry: Manufacturing
> Unemployment rate, Feb. 2022: 2.4%
> Median household income: $42,678
> Largest place in county: Lineville

Alaska: Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area
> Real GDP growth, 2015 to 2020: +10.8% (county); +-8.4% (state)
> Fastest growing industry: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
> Unemployment rate, Feb. 2022: 7.8%
> Median household income: $54,018
> Largest place in county: Metlakatla

Arizona: Graham County
> Real GDP growth, 2015 to 2020: +37.3% (county); +13.4% (state)
> Fastest growing industry: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
> Unemployment rate, Feb. 2022: 3.0%
> Median household income: $55,693
> Largest place in county: Safford

Arkansas: Mississippi County
> Real GDP growth, 2015 to 2020: +32.6% (county); +2.3% (state)
> Fastest growing industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
> Unemployment rate, Feb. 2022: 7.0%
> Median household income: $42,986
> Largest place in county: Blytheville

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California: Marin County
> Real GDP growth, 2015 to 2020: +39.7% (county); +13.0% (state)
> Fastest growing industry: Manufacturing
> Unemployment rate, Feb. 2022: 2.8%
> Median household income: $121,671
> Largest place in county: San Rafael

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