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Lawton personal income levels just below national average

Tulsa_A new survey shows that personal income for the Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Lawton metropolitan areas came in just above or slightly below the national average last year.

According to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, personal income grew nationally at 6.2% in 2007, down from 6.8% in 2006.  The bureau surveyed more than 360 metropolitan areas for its report.

Personal income for the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metro areas were slightly above the national average.  Lawton, whose community includes the Ft. Sill U.S. Army base, came in under the national average.

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