Residents in the more upscale half of the Permian Basin make more money per capita than people in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, and Houston.
The Texas economic miracle continues. Five of the nation's top ten counties for job growth are in Texas, according to CNN Money.
San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas top a list of the nation's most economically segregated cities, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.
The Institute of Taxation and Economic Policy finds that the nine states with the highest personal income tax rates do as well or better as the nine states with no income tax at all.
Cities across Texas boasted impressive personal income growth in 2011, government data shows.