This story was originally published in St. Louis Post Dispatch on October 7, 2017.
By David Nicklaus| stltoday.com
“The St. Louis area is more prosperous than many of its residents think, James Bullard said Friday.
Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, presented an analysis of metro areas based on per capita income and cost of living. When incomes are adjusted for something called regional price parities, he said, St. Louis has the seventh-highest standard of living among 53 U.S. metro areas with populations of more than 1 million…”