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Per Capita Gross Domestic Product

Metros with larger populations tend to have larger economies, too. Dividing total GDP by total population to create per capita GDP adjusts for the size of regions and allows metro comparisons based on the average prosperity experienced by its residents.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 $54,097 16 San Jose $112,851 Cleveland $56,013 16th
(down from 15th)
2014 $53,709 15 San Jose $104,862 Cleveland $55,335
Growth* Percent Change 2014-15 0.4% 27 San Jose 5.5% Cincinnati 1.5% 27th
(down from 21st)
Percent Change 2013-14 0.6% 21 San Jose 3.7% Tampa 1.4%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis
Excel data: Per Capita Gross Domestic Product

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Real Per Capita GDP (2009 $) - 2014


Real Per Capita GDP (2009 $) - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Real Per Capita GDP (2009 $) - Percent Change 2014-15


Real Per Capita GDP (2009 $) - Percent Change 2013-14