Oil Boom Boosts Odessa/Midland Personal Income

By: Staff Report

NewsWest 9

The oil boom has been good to Texas and now a new study is proving just how much.

The study shows Odessa had the highest personal income growth in the nation in 2011 with Midland close.

In Odessa personal income growth shot up 14.8 percent and in Midland it grew by 14.6 percent.