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Byline: Josh Flory
Jun. 16--Missourians felt the economic boom of the 1990s in their wallets, according to a study released yesterday by the state Department of Economic Development.
The study found that per capita income grew by 48.7 percent in Missouri during the last decade, from $17,751 in 1990 to $26,404 in 1999. The figures were even more impressive in Boone County, which saw per capita income rise from $17,178 to $26,568, a 54.7 percent increase.
Daryl Hobbs, director of the University of Missouri-Columbia's Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis, said Missouri mirrored the rest of the country. "There was a tremendous amount of economic …