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2016 real gross domestic product (GDP) data for the 382 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in the United States was released last week. Real GDP increased in 14 of the 20 metro areas in the Eighth Federal Reserve District. Real GDP across all metropolitan areas grew 1.7 percent in 2016, and per capita growth was 0.8 percent. Here are the growth rates of the four largest MSAs:

  • Little Rock MSA (+0.3 percent, -0.1 percent per capita)
  • St. Louis MSA (+ 0.8 percent, +0.9 percent per capita)
  • Memphis MSA (+1.3 percent, +1.3 percent per capita)
  • Louisville MSA (+2.6 percent, 2.1 percent per capita)

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Map of Real Per Capita GDP Growth

Map of Real GDP Growth