But as with all economic data, the national headline number masks many local discrepancies. The chart above, from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, released in late June, shows how much growth varies between different states.
Durable goods manufacturing jumped 15.6% nationally and was the main contributor to growth in Utah, the state with the second-largest increase.
Manufacturing of non-durable goods fell 4.2% nationally, BEA said. This industry moderated real GDP increases in 36 states, including Texas, the state with the smallest increase.
The BEA has more details on GDP by state and by industry here.
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