Kansas personal income grew 1 percent in second quarter

Personal income in Kansas grew 1 percent in the second quarter, according to the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis.

That puts Kansas at 28th out of the states and tied with the national average.

Personal income in 27 states has now climbed above the level reached before the recession. If transfer receipts, such as unemployment and social security benefits, are excluded, only Alaska and Maryland have returned to that level.

Personal income is all income received by all persons from all sources.