Iowans made more money than most of the people in their surrounding states.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis of the US Department of Commerce says Iowa had a five percent increase in personal income in the first quarter of 2018. All of Iowa's surrounding states had increases between 4% to 4.9%, except Missour, which has an increase of 5.5%.
It also showed that Iowa was ranked 15th among the 50 states for personal income growth.
Washington state had the highest percentage of personal income growth, at 7.4%, while Idaho was the lowest at 2%.
Every state and the District of Columbia had increases over last year.