Another report is out that shows Lawrence residents don't make as much as those in many other communities.
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released personal income numbers - which measure wages and other income such as investments - that show Lawrence continues to be below several of the state's larger cities.
The Lawrence metropolitan area had a per capita income of $29,536, ranking it 192nd of 361 metro areas in the country.
Total personal income grew by 4.4 percent in 2005. That growth rate was slightly below the national average of 5 percent but still outpaced the inflation rate of 2.9 percent.
Here's how Lawrence compared with several other metropolitan areas:
¢ Kansas City: $35,859, 4.8 percent growth rate
¢ Topeka: $30,629, 4.1 percent
¢ Wichita: $33,368, 5.6 percent
¢ Austin, Texas: $34,005, 7.7 percent
¢ College Station, Texas: $24,933, 6.9 percent
¢ Boulder, Colo.: $45,944, 5.6 percent
¢ Columbia, Mo.: $31,309, 5.8 percent