Kansas income growth picked up in first quarter

Total personal income in Kansas rose 1.9 percent in the first quarter, the fastest quarterly growth since 2008, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

That put Kansas 19th fastest growing in the nation.

The sectors showing the most seasonally adjusted gain were: oil and gas, farming, durable goods manufacturing, military and transportation.

Sectors showing a seasonally adjusted loss in income were: construction, information, real estate, administrative and waste services, and federal civilian government.