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Cities Where Wages Will Rise the Most by 2060

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40. Springfield, MA
> Projected real income growth, 2022 to 2060: +77.6%
> Real income per capita, 2022: $51,155
> Projected income per capita, 2060: $90,860
> Fastest rising industry wage, 2022 to 2060: Forestry, fishing, related activities and other (+56.3%)

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39. Portland-South Portland, ME
> Projected real income growth, 2022 to 2060: +77.8%
> Real income per capita, 2022: $56,149
> Projected income per capita, 2060: $99,811
> Fastest rising industry wage, 2022 to 2060: Forestry, fishing, related activities and other (+68.4%)

38. Rocky Mount, NC
> Projected real income growth, 2022 to 2060: +78.0%
> Real income per capita, 2022: $39,332
> Projected income per capita, 2060: $70,013
> Fastest rising industry wage, 2022 to 2060: Management of companies and enterprises (+73.3%)

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37. Jonesboro, AR
> Projected real income growth, 2022 to 2060: +78.1%
> Real income per capita, 2022: $36,278
> Projected income per capita, 2060: $64,617
> Fastest rising industry wage, 2022 to 2060: Forestry, fishing, related activities and other (+66.6%)

36. Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA
> Projected real income growth, 2022 to 2060: +78.4%
> Real income per capita, 2022: $44,475
> Projected income per capita, 2060: $79,323
> Fastest rising industry wage, 2022 to 2060: Professional and technical services (+61.6%)

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