According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data, Georgia ranked 21st for per capita imcome growth over the past 35 years. Georgia`s PCI growth from 1975 to 2010 was 5.61 percent.

In 1975, the PCI was $5,157, compared to $34,800 in 2010.

In terms of total personal income, Georgia’s growth rate was 7.59 percent. The TPI in 1975 was $26 billion, compared with $338 billion in 2010.

PCI is the average amount of money earned by a single person in a given year, while TPI is the sum earned by all people. Both measures take a broad definition of income, covering everything from wages to welfare checks.

Atlanta Business Chronicle.