7700 EAST FIRST PLACE   DENVER, COLORADO 80230                                 303-364-7700    FAX: 303-364-7800       STA...
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  1. 1. 7700 EAST FIRST PLACE DENVER, COLORADO 80230 303-364-7700 FAX: 303-364-7800 STATE EXPENDITURE, TAX RELIANCE & STATE EMPLOYEE RANKINGS Total State Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $1,733,861,802,000.0 UNITED STATES $5,658.69 1 CALIFORNIA $246,683,951,000.0 1 ALASKA $14,482.90 2 NEW YORK $157,397,509,000.0 2 WYOMING $9,336.52 3 TEXAS $99,126,766,000.0 3 VERMONT $8,154.52 4 FLORIDA $77,195,462,000.0 4 HAWAII $8,133.14 5 PENNSYLVANIA $71,635,287,000.0 5 DELAWARE $8,080.18 6 OHIO $67,788,590,000.0 6 NEW YORK $8,054.54 7 ILLINOIS $63,368,160,000.0 7 NEW MEXICO $7,858.52 8 NEW JERSEY $58,539,173,000.0 8 LOUISIANA $7,347.14 9 MICHIGAN $56,869,012,000.0 9 RHODE ISLAND $7,117.17 10 NORTH CAROLINA $46,707,349,000.0 10 MASSACHUSETTS $6,921.11 11 MASSACHUSETTS $45,634,948,000.0 11 NEW JERSEY $6,722.66 12 GEORGIA $41,165,128,000.0 12 CONNECTICUT $6,687.49 13 VIRGINIA $39,765,229,000.0 13 CALIFORNIA $6,674.05 14 WASHINGTON $39,689,815,000.0 14 MINNESOTA $6,510.09 15 MINNESOTA $34,283,510,000.0 15 NORTH DAKOTA $6,378.54 16 MARYLAND $34,029,818,000.0 16 MISSISSIPPI $6,315.36 17 LOUISIANA $33,003,929,000.0 17 MONTANA $6,295.12 18 WISCONSIN $32,625,430,000.0 18 MAINE $6,182.99 19 INDIANA $30,783,257,000.0 19 SOUTH CAROLINA $6,049.58 20 ARIZONA $30,778,930,000.0 20 MARYLAND $5,970.69 21 SOUTH CAROLINA $27,593,614,000.0 21 WASHINGTON $5,955.68 22 MISSOURI $26,788,804,000.0 22 KENTUCKY $5,892.64 23 TENNESSEE $26,253,469,000.0 23 OHIO $5,872.88 24 KENTUCKY $25,421,531,000.0 24 OREGON $5,851.77 25 ALABAMA $24,892,739,000.0 25 WEST VIRGINIA $5,823.14 26 CONNECTICUT $23,528,530,000.0 26 WISCONSIN $5,769.54 27 COLORADO $22,806,051,000.0 27 MICHIGAN $5,704.17 28 OREGON $22,386,883,000.0 28 PENNSYLVANIA $5,683.19 29 OKLAHOMA $19,517,639,000.0 29 IOWA $5,493.19 30 MISSISSIPPI $18,642,916,000.0 30 ARKANSAS $5,418.25 31 IOWA $16,522,737,000.0 31 KANSAS $5,310.45
  2. 2. Total State Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount 32 NEW MEXICO $15,793,049,000.0 32 OKLAHOMA $5,293.57 33 ARKANSAS $15,655,753,000.0 33 ALABAMA $5,286.53 34 KANSAS $14,968,811,000.0 34 UTAH $5,133.17 35 UTAH $14,293,669,000.0 35 VIRGINIA $5,044.69 36 NEVADA $10,845,375,000.0 36 NEW HAMPSHIRE $4,983.98 37 WEST VIRGINIA $10,596,812,000.0 37 NORTH CAROLINA $4,978.99 38 HAWAII $10,533,869,000.0 38 IDAHO $4,965.12 39 ALASKA $10,115,914,000.0 39 ILLINOIS $4,908.30 40 NEBRASKA $8,443,129,000.0 40 INDIANA $4,792.58 41 MAINE $8,151,041,000.0 41 NEBRASKA $4,699.45 42 IDAHO $7,675,083,000.0 42 ARIZONA $4,666.46 43 RHODE ISLAND $7,495,870,000.0 43 SOUTH DAKOTA $4,552.45 44 DELAWARE $7,151,941,000.0 44 COLORADO $4,538.75 45 NEW HAMPSHIRE $6,601,654,000.0 45 MISSOURI $4,474.06 46 MONTANA $6,137,669,000.0 46 GEORGIA $4,188.04 47 WYOMING $5,081,586,000.0 47 TENNESSEE $4,169.70 48 VERMONT $5,070,156,000.0 48 FLORIDA $4,164.18 49 NORTH DAKOTA $4,125,920,000.0 49 NEVADA $4,103.30 50 SOUTH DAKOTA $3,698,335,000.0 50 TEXAS $3,999.90Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 2 National Conference of State Legislatures
  3. 3. State Education Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $546,806,295,000 UNITED STATES $1,784.6 1 CALIFORNIA $73,276,865,000 1 VERMONT $3,317.7 2 TEXAS $40,672,485,000 2 ALASKA $3,100.2 3 NEW YORK $39,764,174,000 3 WYOMING $2,825.4 4 FLORIDA $23,192,406,000 4 HAWAII $2,620.2 5 MICHIGAN $21,962,651,000 5 DELAWARE $2,557.1 6 OHIO $20,120,162,000 6 NEW MEXICO $2,500.4 7 PENNSYLVANIA $19,199,292,000 7 MINNESOTA $2,359.3 8 NORTH CAROLINA $17,438,492,000 8 ALABAMA $2,263.6 9 ILLINOIS $16,342,627,000 9 MICHIGAN $2,202.9 10 GEORGIA $16,179,676,000 10 ARKANSAS $2,184.4 11 NEW JERSEY $15,432,044,000 11 UTAH $2,167.7 12 WASHINGTON $14,109,473,000 12 WASHINGTON $2,117.2 13 VIRGINIA $14,034,032,000 13 NORTH DAKOTA $2,048.9 14 MINNESOTA $12,424,773,000 14 KANSAS $2,040.0 15 MARYLAND $10,991,254,000 15 NEW YORK $2,034.9 16 MASSACHUSETTS $10,714,000,000 16 LOUISIANA $2,022.1 17 ALABAMA $10,658,472,000 17 KENTUCKY $2,021.0 18 INDIANA $10,616,678,000 18 WEST VIRGINIA $2,020.5 19 WISCONSIN $10,329,906,000 19 CALIFORNIA $1,982.5 20 ARIZONA $9,408,525,000 20 MARYLAND $1,928.5 21 LOUISIANA $9,083,468,000 21 IOWA $1,925.2 22 KENTUCKY $8,718,692,000 22 OKLAHOMA $1,911.2 23 MISSOURI $8,604,958,000 23 MONTANA $1,887.0 24 TENNESSEE $8,479,938,000 24 NORTH CAROLINA $1,858.9 25 SOUTH CAROLINA $8,151,202,000 25 MISSISSIPPI $1,853.4 26 COLORADO $7,985,963,000 26 WISCONSIN $1,826.8 27 OKLAHOMA $7,046,621,000 27 IDAHO $1,795.0 28 OREGON $6,768,386,000 28 SOUTH CAROLINA $1,787.1 29 ARKANSAS $6,311,833,000 29 VIRGINIA $1,780.4 30 UTAH $6,036,050,000 30 NEW JERSEY $1,772.2 31 CONNECTICUT $5,850,358,000 31 OREGON $1,769.2 32 IOWA $5,790,799,000 32 OHIO $1,743.1 33 KANSAS $5,750,358,000 33 CONNECTICUT $1,662.8 34 MISSISSIPPI $5,471,275,000 34 INDIANA $1,652.9 35 NEW MEXICO $5,024,928,000 35 GEORGIA $1,646.1 36 NEVADA $4,069,362,000 36 TEXAS $1,641.2 37 WEST VIRGINIA $3,676,900,000 37 MASSACHUSETTS $1,624.9 38 HAWAII $3,393,565,000 38 NEBRASKA $1,619.5 3 National Conference of State Legislatures
  4. 4. State Education Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 NEBRASKA $2,909,668,000 39 RHODE ISLAND $1,616.8 40 IDAHO $2,774,669,000 40 COLORADO $1,589.3 41 DELAWARE $2,263,320,000 41 NEVADA $1,539.6 42 ALASKA $2,165,387,000 42 MAINE $1,531.2 43 VERMONT $2,062,824,000 43 NEW HAMPSHIRE $1,524.9 44 NEW HAMPSHIRE $2,019,883,000 44 PENNSYLVANIA $1,523.2 45 MAINE $2,018,539,000 45 MISSOURI $1,437.1 46 MONTANA $1,839,799,000 46 ARIZONA $1,426.4 47 RHODE ISLAND $1,702,825,000 47 SOUTH DAKOTA $1,358.5 48 WYOMING $1,537,792,000 48 TENNESSEE $1,346.8 49 NORTH DAKOTA $1,325,310,000 49 ILLINOIS $1,265.8 50 SOUTH DAKOTA $1,103,636,000 50 FLORIDA $1,251.1Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 4 National Conference of State Legislatures
  5. 5. State Public Welfare Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $412,129,703,000.0 UNITED STATES $1,345.0 1 CALIFORNIA $60,191,685,000 1 NEW YORK $2,290.7 2 NEW YORK $44,763,366,000 2 RHODE ISLAND $2,118.3 3 TEXAS $23,037,257,000 3 ALASKA $2,115.0 4 PENNSYLVANIA $19,032,829,000 4 VERMONT $2,016.2 5 FLORIDA $18,063,299,000 5 MASSACHUSETTS $1,923.5 6 ILLINOIS $17,167,067,000 6 MAINE $1,890.9 7 OHIO $16,113,757,000 7 NEW MEXICO $1,770.9 8 MICHIGAN $13,430,826,000 8 MINNESOTA $1,717.7 9 MASSACHUSETTS $12,682,783,000 9 DELAWARE $1,639.8 10 NEW JERSEY $12,420,936,000 10 CALIFORNIA $1,628.5 11 NORTH CAROLINA $11,652,949,000 11 CONNECTICUT $1,597.7 12 GEORGIA $9,644,769,000 12 PENNSYLVANIA $1,510.0 13 MINNESOTA $9,045,789,000 13 MISSISSIPPI $1,492.4 14 TENNESSEE $8,664,226,000 14 KENTUCKY $1,436.9 15 INDIANA $8,034,079,000 15 NEW JERSEY $1,426.4 16 ARIZONA $7,927,027,000 16 WEST VIRGINIA $1,409.7 17 WASHINGTON $7,612,755,000 17 OHIO $1,396.0 18 VIRGINIA $7,354,674,000 18 TENNESSEE $1,376.1 19 MARYLAND $7,118,659,000 19 MICHIGAN $1,347.2 20 WISCONSIN $6,524,417,000 20 ILLINOIS $1,329.7 21 MISSOURI $6,231,774,000 21 OKLAHOMA $1,307.6 22 KENTUCKY $6,198,814,000 22 ARKANSAS $1,305.3 23 LOUISIANA $5,828,886,000 23 IOWA $1,298.2 24 CONNECTICUT $5,621,038,000 24 LOUISIANA $1,297.6 25 SOUTH CAROLINA $5,477,881,000 25 INDIANA $1,250.8 26 OKLAHOMA $4,821,034,000 26 MARYLAND $1,249.0 27 ALABAMA $4,582,199,000 27 NORTH CAROLINA $1,242.2 28 COLORADO $4,557,004,000 28 HAWAII $1,207.5 29 MISSISSIPPI $4,405,435,000 29 WYOMING $1,205.6 30 OREGON $4,311,257,000 30 ARIZONA $1,201.8 31 IOWA $3,904,781,000 31 SOUTH CAROLINA $1,201.0 32 ARKANSAS $3,771,732,000 32 NORTH DAKOTA $1,195.5 33 NEW MEXICO $3,558,863,000 33 NEBRASKA $1,168.3 34 KANSAS $3,167,907,000 34 NEW HAMPSHIRE $1,166.4 35 WEST VIRGINIA $2,565,426,000 35 WISCONSIN $1,153.8 36 MAINE $2,492,721,000 36 WASHINGTON $1,142.3 37 RHODE ISLAND $2,230,969,000 37 OREGON $1,126.9 38 UTAH $2,203,414,000 38 KANSAS $1,123.9 5 National Conference of State Legislatures
  6. 6. State Public Welfare Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 NEBRASKA $2,099,052,000 39 IDAHO $1,044.6 40 IDAHO $1,614,703,000 40 MISSOURI $1,040.8 41 NEVADA $1,580,454,000 41 SOUTH DAKOTA $999.2 42 HAWAII $1,563,961,000 42 GEORGIA $981.2 43 NEW HAMPSHIRE $1,544,997,000 43 FLORIDA $974.4 44 ALASKA $1,477,255,000 44 ALABAMA $973.1 45 DELAWARE $1,451,463,000 45 VIRGINIA $933.0 46 VERMONT $1,253,623,000 46 TEXAS $929.6 47 MONTANA $888,748,000 47 MONTANA $911.5 48 SOUTH DAKOTA $811,709,000 48 COLORADO $906.9 49 NORTH DAKOTA $773,278,000 49 UTAH $791.3 50 WYOMING $656,176,000 50 NEVADA $598.0Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 6 National Conference of State Legislatures
  7. 7. State Hospital Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $53,025,131,000.0 UNITED STATES $173.1 1 CALIFORNIA $6,888,770,000.0 1 HAWAII $410.0 2 NEW YORK $4,896,242,000.0 2 CONNECTICUT $396.7 3 TEXAS $2,913,853,000.0 3 ALABAMA $384.0 4 VIRGINIA $2,849,911,000.0 4 NEW MEXICO $373.2 5 PENNSYLVANIA $2,821,303,000.0 5 SOUTH CAROLINA $369.4 6 MICHIGAN $2,299,233,000.0 6 IOWA $363.3 7 OHIO $2,089,571,000.0 7 VIRGINIA $361.5 8 NEW JERSEY $2,062,211,000.0 8 KANSAS $345.2 9 ALABAMA $1,808,175,000.0 9 MISSISSIPPI $322.9 10 WASHINGTON $1,743,784,000.0 10 OREGON $301.8 11 SOUTH CAROLINA $1,684,779,000.0 11 UTAH $295.7 12 NORTH CAROLINA $1,460,906,000.0 12 ARKANSAS $280.6 13 CONNECTICUT $1,395,751,000.0 13 WASHINGTON $261.7 14 MISSOURI $1,322,145,000.0 14 KENTUCKY $255.2 15 OREGON $1,154,493,000.0 15 NEW YORK $250.6 16 WISCONSIN $1,106,220,000.0 16 NEW JERSEY $236.8 17 KENTUCKY $1,100,758,000.0 17 MICHIGAN $230.6 18 IOWA $1,092,682,000.0 18 LOUISIANA $227.4 19 LOUISIANA $1,021,434,000.0 19 PENNSYLVANIA $223.8 20 ILLINOIS $1,004,573,000.0 20 MISSOURI $220.8 21 KANSAS $973,004,000.0 21 WISCONSIN $195.6 22 MISSISSIPPI $953,339,000.0 22 CALIFORNIA $186.4 23 FLORIDA $831,028,000.0 23 OHIO $181.0 24 UTAH $823,297,000.0 24 NORTH CAROLINA $155.7 25 ARKANSAS $810,637,000.0 25 NEBRASKA $133.2 26 GEORGIA $805,443,000.0 26 TEXAS $117.6 27 NEW MEXICO $749,990,000.0 27 MARYLAND $95.1 28 MARYLAND $541,820,000.0 28 NEVADA $88.5 29 HAWAII $531,055,000.0 29 COLORADO $87.1 30 MASSACHUSETTS $466,869,000.0 30 RHODE ISLAND $83.1 31 COLORADO $437,822,000.0 31 GEORGIA $81.9 32 TENNESSEE $407,688,000.0 32 ILLINOIS $77.8 33 MINNESOTA $404,712,000.0 33 MINNESOTA $76.9 34 NEBRASKA $239,294,000.0 34 SOUTH DAKOTA $74.8 35 NEVADA $234,044,000.0 35 DELAWARE $71.7 36 OKLAHOMA $227,554,000.0 36 MASSACHUSETTS $70.8 37 INDIANA $198,120,000.0 37 TENNESSEE $64.8 38 WEST VIRGINIA $106,482,000.0 38 OKLAHOMA $61.7 7 National Conference of State Legislatures
  8. 8. State Hospital Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 RHODE ISLAND $87,528,000.0 39 WEST VIRGINIA $58.5 40 ARIZONA $71,539,000.0 40 ALASKA $50.2 41 DELAWARE $63,435,000.0 41 MONTANA $46.1 42 SOUTH DAKOTA $60,769,000.0 42 NEW HAMPSHIRE $45.6 43 NEW HAMPSHIRE $60,361,000.0 43 FLORIDA $44.8 44 MAINE $56,286,000.0 44 MAINE $42.7 45 IDAHO $47,310,000.0 45 VERMONT $32.3 46 MONTANA $44,955,000.0 46 INDIANA $30.8 47 ALASKA $35,054,000.0 47 IDAHO $30.6 48 VERMONT $20,092,000.0 48 NORTH DAKOTA $25.4 49 NORTH DAKOTA $16,426,000.0 49 ARIZONA $10.8 50 WYOMING $2,384,000.0 50 WYOMING $4.4Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 8 National Conference of State Legislatures
  9. 9. State Health Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $60,223,612,000.0 UNITED STATES $196.5 1 CALIFORNIA $11,992,534,000.0 1 HAWAII $523.2 2 NEW YORK $7,088,181,000.0 2 WYOMING $516.7 3 FLORIDA $3,600,529,000.0 3 DELAWARE $444.3 4 OHIO $2,470,691,000.0 4 ALASKA $399.5 5 ILLINOIS $2,336,890,000.0 5 NEW YORK $362.7 6 MARYLAND $1,958,191,000.0 6 MAINE $354.2 7 TEXAS $1,883,976,000.0 7 MARYLAND $343.6 8 PENNSYLVANIA $1,871,255,000.0 8 MONTANA $338.0 9 ARIZONA $1,620,620,000.0 9 CALIFORNIA $324.5 10 WASHINGTON $1,605,753,000.0 10 VERMONT $268.8 11 NORTH CAROLINA $1,529,409,000.0 11 CONNECTICUT $256.1 12 NEW JERSEY $1,327,893,000.0 12 ARIZONA $245.7 13 GEORGIA $1,258,721,000.0 13 NEW MEXICO $244.2 14 TENNESSEE $1,238,619,000.0 14 WASHINGTON $241.0 15 MICHIGAN $1,232,875,000.0 15 NEBRASKA $231.1 16 MISSOURI $1,163,167,000.0 16 SOUTH CAROLINA $230.5 17 MASSACHUSETTS $1,068,262,000.0 17 OHIO $214.0 18 SOUTH CAROLINA $1,051,239,000.0 18 OKLAHOMA $211.7 19 CONNECTICUT $901,164,000.0 19 TENNESSEE $196.7 20 VIRGINIA $864,683,000.0 20 MISSOURI $194.3 21 OKLAHOMA $780,680,000.0 21 FLORIDA $194.2 22 COLORADO $760,183,000.0 22 WEST VIRGINIA $189.8 23 ALABAMA $699,309,000.0 23 ILLINOIS $181.0 24 WISCONSIN $679,504,000.0 24 RHODE ISLAND $171.7 25 HAWAII $677,693,000.0 25 NORTH CAROLINA $163.0 26 MINNESOTA $653,688,000.0 26 MASSACHUSETTS $162.0 27 LOUISIANA $640,753,000.0 27 SOUTH DAKOTA $155.2 28 INDIANA $627,263,000.0 28 NEW JERSEY $152.5 29 KENTUCKY $626,189,000.0 29 COLORADO $151.3 30 NEW MEXICO $490,852,000.0 30 ALABAMA $148.5 31 MAINE $466,896,000.0 31 PENNSYLVANIA $148.5 32 NEBRASKA $415,172,000.0 32 KENTUCKY $145.1 33 OREGON $407,430,000.0 33 LOUISIANA $142.6 34 DELAWARE $393,259,000.0 34 UTAH $137.7 35 UTAH $383,324,000.0 35 GEORGIA $128.1 36 MISSISSIPPI $368,652,000.0 36 MISSISSIPPI $124.9 37 WEST VIRGINIA $345,322,000.0 37 MINNESOTA $124.1 38 MONTANA $329,501,000.0 38 MICHIGAN $123.7 9 National Conference of State Legislatures
  10. 10. State Health Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 WYOMING $281,247,000.0 39 WISCONSIN $120.2 40 ALASKA $279,028,000.0 40 NEW HAMPSHIRE $119.9 41 NEVADA $261,957,000.0 41 VIRGINIA $109.7 42 KANSAS $252,179,000.0 42 OREGON $106.5 43 ARKANSAS $249,653,000.0 43 NORTH DAKOTA $100.1 44 IOWA $240,951,000.0 44 NEVADA $99.1 45 RHODE ISLAND $180,822,000.0 45 INDIANA $97.7 46 VERMONT $167,140,000.0 46 IDAHO $97.4 47 NEW HAMPSHIRE $158,845,000.0 47 KANSAS $89.5 48 IDAHO $150,626,000.0 48 ARKANSAS $86.4 49 SOUTH DAKOTA $126,093,000.0 49 IOWA $80.1 50 NORTH DAKOTA $64,749,000.0 50 TEXAS $76.0Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 10 National Conference of State Legislatures
  11. 11. State Highway Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $106,877,325,000.0 UNITED STATES $348.8 1 CALIFORNIA $12,173,649,000.0 1 ALASKA $1,883.6 2 TEXAS $7,602,657,000.0 2 WYOMING $957.5 3 FLORIDA $7,163,763,000.0 3 NORTH DAKOTA $709.0 4 PENNSYLVANIA $6,570,331,000.0 4 MONTANA $633.3 5 ILLINOIS $4,510,194,000.0 5 DELAWARE $560.8 6 NEW YORK $4,380,808,000.0 6 WEST VIRGINIA $558.1 7 NORTH CAROLINA $3,253,678,000.0 7 SOUTH DAKOTA $528.9 8 OHIO $3,215,512,000.0 8 VERMONT $522.5 9 VIRGINIA $3,146,902,000.0 9 PENNSYLVANIA $521.3 10 WASHINGTON $2,924,464,000.0 10 KENTUCKY $519.5 11 MICHIGAN $2,763,775,000.0 11 LOUISIANA $474.6 12 NEW JERSEY $2,736,419,000.0 12 IOWA $459.4 13 MARYLAND $2,510,419,000.0 13 IDAHO $450.3 14 ARIZONA $2,367,086,000.0 14 NEW MEXICO $445.8 15 GEORGIA $2,287,471,000.0 15 MARYLAND $440.5 16 MASSACHUSETTS $2,245,666,000.0 16 WASHINGTON $438.8 17 KENTUCKY $2,241,275,000.0 17 MISSISSIPPI $435.1 18 MINNESOTA $2,136,933,000.0 18 KANSAS $430.7 19 LOUISIANA $2,132,077,000.0 19 MINNESOTA $405.8 20 MISSOURI $2,034,235,000.0 20 OREGON $399.6 21 INDIANA $1,996,582,000.0 21 OKLAHOMA $399.3 22 WISCONSIN $1,901,463,000.0 22 VIRGINIA $399.2 23 TENNESSEE $1,668,715,000.0 23 FLORIDA $386.4 24 OREGON $1,528,591,000.0 24 UTAH $381.2 25 OKLAHOMA $1,472,367,000.0 25 MAINE $363.8 26 IOWA $1,381,730,000.0 26 ARIZONA $358.9 27 ALABAMA $1,373,098,000.0 27 NEBRASKA $351.2 28 ALASKA $1,315,648,000.0 28 ILLINOIS $349.3 29 MISSISSIPPI $1,284,377,000.0 29 NORTH CAROLINA $346.8 30 COLORADO $1,281,596,000.0 30 MASSACHUSETTS $340.6 31 KANSAS $1,213,980,000.0 31 MISSOURI $339.7 32 SOUTH CAROLINA $1,064,541,000.0 32 WISCONSIN $336.3 33 UTAH $1,061,364,000.0 33 NEW HAMPSHIRE $332.2 34 WEST VIRGINIA $1,015,587,000.0 34 CALIFORNIA $329.4 35 ARKANSAS $915,510,000.0 35 ARKANSAS $316.8 36 NEW MEXICO $895,994,000.0 36 HAWAII $314.8 37 CONNECTICUT $795,191,000.0 37 NEW JERSEY $314.3 38 IDAHO $696,062,000.0 38 INDIANA $310.8 11 National Conference of State Legislatures
  12. 12. State Highway Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 NEBRASKA $631,028,000.0 39 TEXAS $306.8 40 MONTANA $617,439,000.0 40 ALABAMA $291.6 41 NEVADA $609,250,000.0 41 OHIO $278.6 42 WYOMING $521,164,000.0 42 MICHIGAN $277.2 43 DELAWARE $496,382,000.0 43 TENNESSEE $265.0 44 MAINE $479,580,000.0 44 COLORADO $255.1 45 NORTH DAKOTA $458,616,000.0 45 SOUTH CAROLINA $233.4 46 NEW HAMPSHIRE $440,079,000.0 46 GEORGIA $232.7 47 SOUTH DAKOTA $429,629,000.0 47 NEVADA $230.5 48 HAWAII $407,711,000.0 48 CONNECTICUT $226.0 49 VERMONT $324,868,000.0 49 NEW YORK $224.2 50 RHODE ISLAND $201,869,000.0 50 RHODE ISLAND $191.7Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 12 National Conference of State Legislatures
  13. 13. State Police Protection Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $13,594,279,000.0 UNITED STATES $44.4 1 CALIFORNIA $1,642,063,000.0 1 DELAWARE $128.3 2 NEW YORK $958,637,000.0 2 VERMONT $124.1 3 PENNSYLVANIA $816,191,000.0 3 ALASKA $118.2 4 TEXAS $720,014,000.0 4 VIRGINIA $87.5 5 VIRGINIA $689,989,000.0 5 MASSACHUSETTS $86.4 6 MASSACHUSETTS $569,777,000.0 6 LOUISIANA $77.8 7 NORTH CAROLINA $567,801,000.0 7 MARYLAND $71.2 8 NEW JERSEY $510,798,000.0 8 NEW MEXICO $70.0 9 FLORIDA $453,620,000.0 9 MINNESOTA $65.2 10 ILLINOIS $437,448,000.0 10 PENNSYLVANIA $64.8 11 MARYLAND $405,655,000.0 11 CONNECTICUT $61.6 12 LOUISIANA $349,563,000.0 12 NORTH CAROLINA $60.5 13 MICHIGAN $346,258,000.0 13 NEW JERSEY $58.7 14 MINNESOTA $343,342,000.0 14 RHODE ISLAND $55.0 15 WASHINGTON $319,335,000.0 15 MAINE $54.8 16 GEORGIA $317,358,000.0 16 NEW YORK $49.1 17 ARIZONA $273,533,000.0 17 MONTANA $48.4 18 OHIO $264,055,000.0 18 WASHINGTON $47.9 19 INDIANA $254,012,000.0 19 NEBRASKA $47.1 20 CONNECTICUT $216,795,000.0 20 UTAH $46.4 21 MISSOURI $214,579,000.0 21 SOUTH CAROLINA $45.7 22 SOUTH CAROLINA $208,518,000.0 22 OREGON $45.4 23 KENTUCKY $193,185,000.0 23 KENTUCKY $44.8 24 ALABAMA $182,955,000.0 24 CALIFORNIA $44.4 25 OREGON $173,661,000.0 25 OKLAHOMA $43.7 26 OKLAHOMA $161,213,000.0 26 NORTH DAKOTA $43.2 27 TENNESSEE $156,050,000.0 27 ARIZONA $41.5 28 NEW MEXICO $140,759,000.0 28 NEVADA $40.0 29 COLORADO $140,723,000.0 29 MISSISSIPPI $39.7 30 WISCONSIN $132,283,000.0 30 INDIANA $39.5 31 UTAH $129,182,000.0 31 NEW HAMPSHIRE $39.4 32 MISSISSIPPI $117,202,000.0 32 KANSAS $39.1 33 DELAWARE $113,596,000.0 33 ALABAMA $38.9 34 KANSAS $110,231,000.0 34 SOUTH DAKOTA $38.8 35 NEVADA $105,594,000.0 35 WEST VIRGINIA $36.0 36 IOWA $96,991,000.0 36 MISSOURI $35.8 37 NEBRASKA $84,698,000.0 37 MICHIGAN $34.7 38 ALASKA $82,585,000.0 38 ILLINOIS $33.9 13 National Conference of State Legislatures
  14. 14. State Police Protection Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 ARKANSAS $81,440,000.0 39 IDAHO $33.2 40 VERMONT $77,177,000.0 40 GEORGIA $32.3 41 MAINE $72,231,000.0 41 IOWA $32.2 42 WEST VIRGINIA $65,468,000.0 42 WYOMING $29.1 43 RHODE ISLAND $57,953,000.0 43 TEXAS $29.1 44 NEW HAMPSHIRE $52,148,000.0 44 ARKANSAS $28.2 45 IDAHO $51,314,000.0 45 COLORADO $28.0 46 MONTANA $47,166,000.0 46 TENNESSEE $24.8 47 SOUTH DAKOTA $31,514,000.0 47 FLORIDA $24.5 48 NORTH DAKOTA $27,949,000.0 48 WISCONSIN $23.4 49 WYOMING $15,862,000.0 49 OHIO $22.9 50 HAWAII $13,808,000.0 50 HAWAII $10.7Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 14 National Conference of State Legislatures
  15. 15. State Corrections Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $49,747,138,000.0 UNITED STATES $162.4 1 CALIFORNIA $8,829,940,000.0 1 ALASKA $349.3 2 TEXAS $3,414,824,000.0 2 DELAWARE $317.1 3 NEW YORK $3,135,187,000.0 3 WYOMING $302.5 4 FLORIDA $2,770,179,000.0 4 MARYLAND $239.7 5 MICHIGAN $1,863,464,000.0 5 CALIFORNIA $238.9 6 PENNSYLVANIA $1,744,264,000.0 6 CONNECTICUT $205.6 7 OHIO $1,668,729,000.0 7 MASSACHUSETTS $202.2 8 GEORGIA $1,571,961,000.0 8 COLORADO $198.3 9 VIRGINIA $1,547,571,000.0 9 VIRGINIA $196.3 10 NEW JERSEY $1,496,976,000.0 10 VERMONT $193.5 11 MARYLAND $1,366,211,000.0 11 WISCONSIN $191.7 12 MASSACHUSETTS $1,332,960,000.0 12 RHODE ISLAND $189.3 13 NORTH CAROLINA $1,324,484,000.0 13 OREGON $188.3 14 ILLINOIS $1,244,230,000.0 14 NEW MEXICO $187.4 15 WASHINGTON $1,205,895,000.0 15 MICHIGAN $186.9 16 WISCONSIN $1,084,127,000.0 16 WASHINGTON $181.0 17 ARIZONA $1,023,693,000.0 17 MONTANA $172.4 18 COLORADO $996,266,000.0 18 LOUISIANA $172.1 19 LOUISIANA $773,076,000.0 19 NEW JERSEY $171.9 20 TENNESSEE $768,711,000.0 20 HAWAII $169.1 21 MISSOURI $754,740,000.0 21 OKLAHOMA $167.3 22 CONNECTICUT $723,346,000.0 22 NEW YORK $160.4 23 OREGON $720,504,000.0 23 GEORGIA $159.9 24 INDIANA $676,633,000.0 24 IDAHO $158.2 25 OKLAHOMA $616,933,000.0 25 ARIZONA $155.2 26 MINNESOTA $536,760,000.0 26 FLORIDA $149.4 27 KENTUCKY $527,311,000.0 27 OHIO $144.6 28 ALABAMA $525,281,000.0 28 NORTH CAROLINA $141.2 29 SOUTH CAROLINA $514,479,000.0 29 NEVADA $138.9 30 NEW MEXICO $376,627,000.0 30 PENNSYLVANIA $138.4 31 MISSISSIPPI $369,248,000.0 31 TEXAS $137.8 32 NEVADA $367,241,000.0 32 SOUTH DAKOTA $135.7 33 KANSAS $361,648,000.0 33 WEST VIRGINIA $133.0 34 ARKANSAS $361,537,000.0 34 KANSAS $128.3 35 UTAH $332,828,000.0 35 MISSOURI $126.1 36 IOWA $291,406,000.0 36 ARKANSAS $125.1 37 DELAWARE $280,710,000.0 37 MISSISSIPPI $125.1 38 IDAHO $244,504,000.0 38 KENTUCKY $122.2 15 National Conference of State Legislatures
  16. 16. State Corrections Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 ALASKA $243,961,000.0 39 TENNESSEE $122.1 40 WEST VIRGINIA $241,996,000.0 40 NEBRASKA $122.1 41 NEBRASKA $219,278,000.0 41 UTAH $119.5 42 HAWAII $219,070,000.0 42 SOUTH CAROLINA $112.8 43 RHODE ISLAND $199,394,000.0 43 ALABAMA $111.6 44 MONTANA $168,127,000.0 44 MAINE $107.7 45 WYOMING $164,617,000.0 45 INDIANA $105.3 46 MAINE $141,982,000.0 46 MINNESOTA $101.9 47 VERMONT $120,328,000.0 47 IOWA $96.9 48 NEW HAMPSHIRE $112,265,000.0 48 ILLINOIS $96.4 49 SOUTH DAKOTA $110,268,000.0 49 NORTH DAKOTA $94.9 50 NORTH DAKOTA $61,368,000.0 50 NEW HAMPSHIRE $84.8Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 16 National Conference of State Legislatures
  17. 17. State Natural Resources Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $22,435,091,000.0 UNITED STATES $73.2 1 CALIFORNIA $4,885,087,000.0 1 WYOMING $569.6 2 FLORIDA $1,833,040,000.0 2 ALASKA $407.3 3 TEXAS $825,882,000.0 3 MONTANA $286.9 4 WASHINGTON $738,520,000.0 4 NORTH DAKOTA $256.8 5 NORTH CAROLINA $678,813,000.0 5 SOUTH DAKOTA $151.9 6 PENNSYLVANIA $666,752,000.0 6 IDAHO $138.2 7 WISCONSIN $646,438,000.0 7 CALIFORNIA $132.2 8 NEW JERSEY $613,651,000.0 8 LOUISIANA $128.9 9 LOUISIANA $579,131,000.0 9 MAINE $126.8 10 MARYLAND $562,098,000.0 10 VERMONT $117.9 11 NEW YORK $547,896,000.0 11 WISCONSIN $114.3 12 GEORGIA $516,792,000.0 12 OREGON $111.0 13 MINNESOTA $511,888,000.0 13 WASHINGTON $110.8 14 OREGON $424,465,000.0 14 NEW MEXICO $110.4 15 TENNESSEE $388,711,000.0 15 DELAWARE $106.6 16 KENTUCKY $373,489,000.0 16 NEBRASKA $100.7 17 MICHIGAN $363,826,000.0 17 FLORIDA $98.9 18 OHIO $362,226,000.0 18 MARYLAND $98.6 19 MISSOURI $347,965,000.0 19 MINNESOTA $97.2 20 MASSACHUSETTS $338,037,000.0 20 MISSISSIPPI $96.6 21 COLORADO $321,469,000.0 21 IOWA $96.0 22 ARIZONA $321,173,000.0 22 WEST VIRGINIA $93.5 23 WYOMING $310,037,000.0 23 HAWAII $87.7 24 ALABAMA $309,369,000.0 24 KENTUCKY $86.6 25 SOUTH CAROLINA $299,956,000.0 25 ARKANSAS $86.4 26 INDIANA $293,931,000.0 26 KANSAS $72.9 27 IOWA $288,799,000.0 27 NORTH CAROLINA $72.4 28 MISSISSIPPI $285,285,000.0 28 NEW JERSEY $70.5 29 ALASKA $284,520,000.0 29 UTAH $66.7 30 MONTANA $279,698,000.0 30 SOUTH CAROLINA $65.8 31 ILLINOIS $272,110,000.0 31 ALABAMA $65.7 32 ARKANSAS $249,560,000.0 32 COLORADO $64.0 33 NEW MEXICO $221,810,000.0 33 TENNESSEE $61.7 34 OKLAHOMA $215,089,000.0 34 OKLAHOMA $58.3 35 IDAHO $213,597,000.0 35 MISSOURI $58.1 36 VIRGINIA $212,658,000.0 36 PENNSYLVANIA $52.9 37 KANSAS $205,394,000.0 37 GEORGIA $52.6 38 UTAH $185,613,000.0 38 NEVADA $52.0 17 National Conference of State Legislatures
  18. 18. State Natural Resources Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 NEBRASKA $180,968,000.0 39 NEW HAMPSHIRE $51.8 40 WEST VIRGINIA $170,113,000.0 40 MASSACHUSETTS $51.3 41 MAINE $167,216,000.0 41 ARIZONA $48.7 42 NORTH DAKOTA $166,129,000.0 42 INDIANA $45.8 43 NEVADA $137,372,000.0 43 RHODE ISLAND $39.4 44 CONNECTICUT $123,842,000.0 44 MICHIGAN $36.5 45 SOUTH DAKOTA $123,365,000.0 45 CONNECTICUT $35.2 46 HAWAII $113,560,000.0 46 TEXAS $33.3 47 DELAWARE $94,329,000.0 47 OHIO $31.4 48 VERMONT $73,300,000.0 48 NEW YORK $28.0 49 NEW HAMPSHIRE $68,642,000.0 49 VIRGINIA $27.0 50 RHODE ISLAND $41,480,000.0 50 ILLINOIS $21.1Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 18 National Conference of State Legislatures
  19. 19. State Parks & Recreation Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $6,396,814,000.0 UNITED STATES $20.9 1 NEW YORK $583,040,000.0 1 LOUISIANA $82.6 2 NEW JERSEY $502,611,000.0 2 WYOMING $63.1 3 CALIFORNIA $483,692,000.0 3 DELAWARE $61.9 4 LOUISIANA $371,160,000.0 4 HAWAII $60.9 5 NORTH CAROLINA $278,930,000.0 5 NEW JERSEY $57.7 6 ILLINOIS $276,560,000.0 6 SOUTH DAKOTA $51.9 7 MARYLAND $269,711,000.0 7 MARYLAND $47.3 8 PENNSYLVANIA $259,267,000.0 8 NEW MEXICO $45.6 9 MASSACHUSETTS $238,203,000.0 9 NORTH DAKOTA $39.8 10 GEORGIA $209,191,000.0 10 MINNESOTA $36.6 11 FLORIDA $195,516,000.0 11 MASSACHUSETTS $36.1 12 MINNESOTA $192,704,000.0 12 WEST VIRGINIA $31.5 13 VIRGINIA $148,721,000.0 13 NEW YORK $29.8 14 TENNESSEE $148,163,000.0 14 NORTH CAROLINA $29.7 15 WASHINGTON $139,378,000.0 15 KENTUCKY $27.9 16 OHIO $136,211,000.0 16 OKLAHOMA $27.1 17 ARIZONA $132,563,000.0 17 OREGON $27.0 18 TEXAS $130,316,000.0 18 IDAHO $26.6 19 KENTUCKY $120,502,000.0 19 SOUTH CAROLINA $26.4 20 SOUTH CAROLINA $120,343,000.0 20 ALASKA $24.7 21 OREGON $103,461,000.0 21 UTAH $23.7 22 OKLAHOMA $99,929,000.0 22 TENNESSEE $23.5 23 NEW MEXICO $91,671,000.0 23 VERMONT $23.1 24 MICHIGAN $88,249,000.0 24 ILLINOIS $21.4 25 COLORADO $79,099,000.0 25 GEORGIA $21.3 26 HAWAII $78,920,000.0 26 WASHINGTON $20.9 27 INDIANA $71,753,000.0 27 PENNSYLVANIA $20.6 28 UTAH $65,910,000.0 28 IOWA $20.3 29 IOWA $61,112,000.0 29 ARIZONA $20.1 30 CONNECTICUT $60,090,000.0 30 VIRGINIA $18.9 31 WEST VIRGINIA $57,347,000.0 31 NEVADA $17.5 32 DELAWARE $54,763,000.0 32 CONNECTICUT $17.1 33 ALABAMA $50,268,000.0 33 ARKANSAS $16.1 34 ARKANSAS $46,533,000.0 34 NEBRASKA $16.1 35 NEVADA $46,373,000.0 35 COLORADO $15.7 36 SOUTH DAKOTA $42,124,000.0 36 MONTANA $15.3 37 IDAHO $41,137,000.0 37 MISSISSIPPI $13.5 38 MISSISSIPPI $39,960,000.0 38 KANSAS $13.2 19 National Conference of State Legislatures
  20. 20. State Parks & Recreation Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 MISSOURI $37,236,000.0 39 CALIFORNIA $13.1 40 KANSAS $37,074,000.0 40 NEW HAMPSHIRE $12.6 41 WISCONSIN $35,926,000.0 41 OHIO $11.8 42 WYOMING $34,369,000.0 42 INDIANA $11.2 43 NEBRASKA $28,868,000.0 43 ALABAMA $10.7 44 NORTH DAKOTA $25,730,000.0 44 FLORIDA $10.5 45 ALASKA $17,274,000.0 45 MICHIGAN $8.9 46 NEW HAMPSHIRE $16,713,000.0 46 MAINE $8.5 47 MONTANA $14,950,000.0 47 RHODE ISLAND $7.3 48 VERMONT $14,370,000.0 48 WISCONSIN $6.4 49 MAINE $11,159,000.0 49 MISSOURI $6.2 50 RHODE ISLAND $7,664,000.0 50 TEXAS $5.3Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 20 National Conference of State Legislatures
  21. 21. State Government Administration Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $53,568,919,000.0 UNITED STATES $174.8 1 CALIFORNIA $8,838,202,000.0 1 ALASKA $823.0 2 NEW YORK $5,875,815,000.0 2 DELAWARE $546.3 3 FLORIDA $2,982,756,000.0 3 HAWAII $375.8 4 PENNSYLVANIA $2,503,561,000.0 4 MONTANA $371.8 5 NEW JERSEY $1,861,067,000.0 5 WYOMING $369.3 6 OHIO $1,797,276,000.0 6 RHODE ISLAND $343.9 7 MASSACHUSETTS $1,666,967,000.0 7 CONNECTICUT $317.2 8 TEXAS $1,475,149,000.0 8 NEW YORK $300.7 9 MARYLAND $1,243,982,000.0 9 NEW MEXICO $262.9 10 VIRGINIA $1,233,436,000.0 10 UTAH $256.0 11 ILLINOIS $1,216,329,000.0 11 MASSACHUSETTS $252.8 12 NORTH CAROLINA $1,177,769,000.0 12 VERMONT $251.4 13 CONNECTICUT $1,116,120,000.0 13 MAINE $247.1 14 SOUTH CAROLINA $1,094,646,000.0 14 SOUTH CAROLINA $240.0 15 MICHIGAN $1,073,964,000.0 15 CALIFORNIA $239.1 16 LOUISIANA $929,882,000.0 16 IDAHO $233.0 17 OREGON $888,704,000.0 17 OREGON $232.3 18 COLORADO $869,746,000.0 18 WEST VIRGINIA $226.6 19 MINNESOTA $857,460,000.0 19 MARYLAND $218.3 20 KENTUCKY $840,386,000.0 20 NEW JERSEY $213.7 21 GEORGIA $815,307,000.0 21 SOUTH DAKOTA $208.5 22 WASHINGTON $785,458,000.0 22 LOUISIANA $207.0 23 ARIZONA $767,263,000.0 23 ARKANSAS $204.7 24 TENNESSEE $752,009,000.0 24 PENNSYLVANIA $198.6 25 UTAH $712,868,000.0 25 KENTUCKY $194.8 26 WISCONSIN $673,364,000.0 26 NORTH DAKOTA $190.1 27 INDIANA $638,989,000.0 27 IOWA $184.5 28 ARKANSAS $591,373,000.0 28 NEW HAMPSHIRE $179.5 29 ALABAMA $576,755,000.0 29 COLORADO $173.1 30 ALASKA $574,841,000.0 30 KANSAS $162.9 31 IOWA $554,993,000.0 31 MINNESOTA $162.8 32 MISSOURI $541,561,000.0 32 FLORIDA $160.9 33 OKLAHOMA $539,815,000.0 33 VIRGINIA $156.5 34 NEW MEXICO $528,382,000.0 34 OHIO $155.7 35 HAWAII $486,718,000.0 35 OKLAHOMA $146.4 36 DELAWARE $483,562,000.0 36 NORTH CAROLINA $125.5 37 KANSAS $459,166,000.0 37 ALABAMA $122.5 38 WEST VIRGINIA $412,403,000.0 38 TENNESSEE $119.4 21 National Conference of State Legislatures
  22. 22. State Government Administration Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 MONTANA $362,540,000.0 39 WISCONSIN $119.1 40 RHODE ISLAND $362,174,000.0 40 WASHINGTON $117.9 41 IDAHO $360,140,000.0 41 ARIZONA $116.3 42 MISSISSIPPI $327,410,000.0 42 NEBRASKA $114.1 43 MAINE $325,779,000.0 43 NEVADA $113.7 44 NEVADA $300,560,000.0 44 MISSISSIPPI $110.9 45 NEW HAMPSHIRE $237,721,000.0 45 MICHIGAN $107.7 46 NEBRASKA $204,921,000.0 46 INDIANA $99.5 47 WYOMING $200,990,000.0 47 ILLINOIS $94.2 48 SOUTH DAKOTA $169,363,000.0 48 MISSOURI $90.4 49 VERMONT $156,325,000.0 49 GEORGIA $82.9 50 NORTH DAKOTA $122,952,000.0 50 TEXAS $59.5Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 22 National Conference of State Legislatures
  23. 23. State Interest on General Debt Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $44,719,371,000.0 UNITED STATES $145.9 1 CALIFORNIA $5,650,752,000.0 1 MASSACHUSETTS $550.1 2 NEW YORK $3,789,714,000.0 2 ALASKA $443.9 3 MASSACHUSETTS $3,627,100,000.0 3 RHODE ISLAND $398.7 4 ILLINOIS $2,867,051,000.0 4 CONNECTICUT $359.8 5 NEW JERSEY $2,053,045,000.0 5 HAWAII $340.5 6 PENNSYLVANIA $1,948,384,000.0 6 DELAWARE $304.5 7 FLORIDA $1,604,312,000.0 7 VERMONT $291.2 8 OHIO $1,440,693,000.0 8 NEW HAMPSHIRE $287.7 9 MICHIGAN $1,309,650,000.0 9 NORTH DAKOTA $254.2 10 CONNECTICUT $1,265,952,000.0 10 NEW JERSEY $235.8 11 TEXAS $1,189,733,000.0 11 ILLINOIS $222.1 12 WISCONSIN $1,060,901,000.0 12 MONTANA $214.7 13 MARYLAND $1,046,312,000.0 13 LOUISIANA $201.2 14 MISSOURI $1,045,801,000.0 14 MAINE $195.6 15 WASHINGTON $1,039,159,000.0 15 NEW MEXICO $195.4 16 INDIANA $967,653,000.0 16 NEW YORK $193.9 17 LOUISIANA $903,661,000.0 17 WISCONSIN $187.6 18 VIRGINIA $882,679,000.0 18 MARYLAND $183.6 19 COLORADO $827,293,000.0 19 MISSOURI $174.7 20 NORTH CAROLINA $676,360,000.0 20 SOUTH DAKOTA $167.4 21 GEORGIA $598,122,000.0 21 COLORADO $164.6 22 SOUTH CAROLINA $590,974,000.0 22 WASHINGTON $155.9 23 KENTUCKY $503,054,000.0 23 PENNSYLVANIA $154.6 24 MINNESOTA $496,677,000.0 24 CALIFORNIA $152.9 25 ARIZONA $490,912,000.0 25 INDIANA $150.7 26 OKLAHOMA $461,086,000.0 26 WEST VIRGINIA $140.2 27 OREGON $450,490,000.0 27 MICHIGAN $131.4 28 HAWAII $441,026,000.0 28 IOWA $130.3 29 RHODE ISLAND $419,869,000.0 29 SOUTH CAROLINA $129.6 30 NEW MEXICO $392,772,000.0 30 OKLAHOMA $125.1 31 IOWA $391,988,000.0 31 OHIO $124.8 32 NEW HAMPSHIRE $381,127,000.0 32 KANSAS $118.7 33 KANSAS $334,469,000.0 33 OREGON $117.8 34 ALABAMA $328,836,000.0 34 KENTUCKY $116.6 35 ALASKA $310,066,000.0 35 WYOMING $113.9 36 UTAH $275,837,000.0 36 VIRGINIA $112.0 37 DELAWARE $269,560,000.0 37 IDAHO $105.0 38 MAINE $257,910,000.0 38 UTAH $99.1 23 National Conference of State Legislatures
  24. 24. State Interest on General Debt Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per Capita Rank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 WEST VIRGINIA $255,121,000.0 39 MINNESOTA $94.3 40 MISSISSIPPI $238,668,000.0 40 FLORIDA $86.5 41 TENNESSEE $214,413,000.0 41 MISSISSIPPI $80.8 42 MONTANA $209,308,000.0 42 NEVADA $77.0 43 NEVADA $203,422,000.0 43 ARIZONA $74.4 44 ARKANSAS $193,767,000.0 44 NORTH CAROLINA $72.1 45 VERMONT $181,054,000.0 45 ALABAMA $69.8 46 NORTH DAKOTA $164,425,000.0 46 ARKANSAS $67.1 47 IDAHO $162,233,000.0 47 GEORGIA $60.9 48 SOUTH DAKOTA $136,008,000.0 48 NEBRASKA $60.1 49 NEBRASKA $107,999,000.0 49 TEXAS $48.0 50 WYOMING $61,973,000.0 50 TENNESSEE $34.1Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 24 National Conference of State Legislatures
  25. 25. State Other & Unallocable Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount UNITED STATES $132,226,807,000.0 UNITED STATES $431.5 1 CALIFORNIA $13,929,418,000.0 1 ALASKA $3,383.0 2 NEW YORK $12,438,379,000.0 2 LOUISIANA $1,640.7 3 LOUISIANA $7,370,121,000.0 3 WYOMING $1,428.8 4 ILLINOIS $6,635,122,000.0 4 HAWAII $1,266.2 5 FLORIDA $6,465,406,000.0 5 MISSISSIPPI $987.8 6 NEW JERSEY $5,792,790,000.0 6 NEW MEXICO $965.5 7 MASSACHUSETTS $5,447,502,000.0 7 NORTH DAKOTA $901.2 8 OHIO $4,902,084,000.0 8 MASSACHUSETTS $826.2 9 TEXAS $4,898,514,000.0 9 MAINE $709.1 10 INDIANA $4,042,041,000.0 10 RHODE ISLAND $698.7 11 WISCONSIN $3,821,621,000.0 11 WISCONSIN $675.8 12 VIRGINIA $3,335,819,000.0 12 DELAWARE $674.6 13 ARIZONA $3,165,007,000.0 13 NEW JERSEY $665.2 14 MICHIGAN $3,090,269,000.0 14 MONTANA $637.2 15 PENNSYLVANIA $3,052,868,000.0 15 NEW YORK $636.5 16 MISSISSIPPI $2,915,970,000.0 16 INDIANA $629.3 17 SOUTH CAROLINA $2,729,774,000.0 17 SOUTH CAROLINA $598.5 18 MINNESOTA $2,650,534,000.0 18 CONNECTICUT $565.0 19 ALASKA $2,362,926,000.0 19 NEVADA $531.3 20 MARYLAND $2,313,696,000.0 20 ILLINOIS $513.9 21 CONNECTICUT $1,987,811,000.0 21 MINNESOTA $503.3 22 GEORGIA $1,960,114,000.0 22 NEBRASKA $502.9 23 NEW MEXICO $1,940,260,000.0 23 ARIZONA $479.9 24 WASHINGTON $1,867,995,000.0 24 NEW HAMPSHIRE $437.6 25 NORTH CAROLINA $1,780,533,000.0 25 OHIO $424.7 26 HAWAII $1,639,920,000.0 26 VIRGINIA $423.2 27 TENNESSEE $1,528,006,000.0 27 WEST VIRGINIA $416.1 28 NEVADA $1,404,336,000.0 28 VERMONT $411.9 29 MISSOURI $1,323,197,000.0 29 MARYLAND $405.9 30 OREGON $1,144,634,000.0 30 CALIFORNIA $376.9 31 ALABAMA $1,075,888,000.0 31 FLORIDA $348.8 32 COLORADO $1,033,771,000.0 32 SOUTH DAKOTA $314.7 33 MAINE $934,768,000.0 33 MICHIGAN $310.0 34 KENTUCKY $919,397,000.0 34 OREGON $299.2 35 NEBRASKA $903,449,000.0 35 IDAHO $291.3 36 KANSAS $780,092,000.0 36 WASHINGTON $280.3 37 WYOMING $777,674,000.0 37 KANSAS $276.8 38 ARKANSAS $771,309,000.0 38 UTAH $271.9 25 National Conference of State Legislatures
  26. 26. State Other & Unallocable Expenditures Per Capita: 2008 Total Expenditures Per CapitaRank State Amount Rank State Amount 39 OKLAHOMA $766,584,000.0 39 ARKANSAS $266.9 40 WEST VIRGINIA $757,162,000.0 40 IOWA $244.1 41 UTAH $757,086,000.0 41 TENNESSEE $242.7 42 RHODE ISLAND $735,895,000.0 42 PENNSYLVANIA $242.2 43 IOWA $734,069,000.0 43 ALABAMA $228.5 44 MONTANA $621,275,000.0 44 MISSOURI $221.0 45 DELAWARE $597,095,000.0 45 KENTUCKY $213.1 46 NORTH DAKOTA $582,916,000.0 46 OKLAHOMA $207.9 47 NEW HAMPSHIRE $579,665,000.0 47 COLORADO $205.7 48 IDAHO $450,294,000.0 48 GEORGIA $199.4 49 VERMONT $256,084,000.0 49 TEXAS $197.7 50 SOUTH DAKOTA $255,667,000.0 50 NORTH CAROLINA $189.8Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, State Government Finances 2008 26 National Conference of State Legislatures
  27. 27. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: General Sales & Gross Receipts (2009)Rank State Percent of Total Tax Collections UNITED STATES 31.9% 1 WASHINGTON 61.2% 2 TENNESSEE 60.9% 3 FLORIDA 60.2% 4 SOUTH DAKOTA 56.7% 5 HAWAII 52.2% 6 TEXAS 51.6% 7 ARIZONA 50.4% 8 NEVADA 48.2% 9 MISSISSIPPI 46.5% 10 INDIANA 41.6% 11 SOUTH CAROLINA 40.7% 12 MICHIGAN 40.2% 13 NEW MEXICO 38.9% 14 IDAHO 38.0% 15 NEBRASKA 37.6% 16 ARKANSAS 37.0% 17 WYOMING 35.8% 18 KANSAS 33.3% 19 GEORGIA 33.0% 20 UTAH 32.2% 21 IOWA 31.5% 22 RHODE ISLAND 31.5% 23 OHIO 30.6% 24 NEW JERSEY 30.1% 25 LOUISIANA 29.6% 26 KENTUCKY 29.3% 27 MISSOURI 29.3% 28 MAINE 29.0% 29 CALIFORNIA 28.7% 30 PENNSYLVANIA 28.3% 31 WISCONSIN 28.2% 32 OKLAHOMA 26.5% 33 ILLINOIS 25.5% 34 MARYLAND 25.5% 35 MINNESOTA 25.5% 36 CONNECTICUT 25.4% 37 NORTH DAKOTA 25.2% 38 ALABAMA 24.9% 27 National Conference of State Legislatures
  28. 28. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: General Sales & Gross Receipts (2009) Rank State Percent of Total Tax Collections 39 COLORADO 24.5% 40 NORTH CAROLINA 24.2% 41 WEST VIRGINIA 23.2% 42 VIRGINIA 20.8% 43 MASSACHUSETTS 19.9% 44 NEW YORK 17.0% 45 VERMONT 12.8% ALASKA X DELAWARE X MONTANA X NEW HAMPSHIRE X OREGON XSource: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, 2009 Annual Survey of State Government TaxCollections 28 National Conference of State Legislatures
  29. 29. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: Individual Income (2009)Rank State Percent of Total Tax Collections UNITED STATES 34.4% 1 OREGON 73.2% 2 NEW YORK 56.7% 3 VIRGINIA 55.1% 4 MASSACHUSETTS 54.4% 5 COLORADO 50.7% 6 CONNECTICUT 49.3% 7 GEORGIA 48.5% 8 NORTH CAROLINA 46.6% 9 MISSOURI 46.1% 10 CALIFORNIA 43.9% 11 WISCONSIN 42.9% 12 MARYLAND 42.8% 13 UTAH 42.8% 14 KANSAS 40.8% 15 MINNESOTA 40.5% 16 NEBRASKA 40.0% 17 MAINE 39.3% 18 NEW JERSEY 39.2% 19 IOWA 38.7% 20 RHODE ISLAND 37.2% 21 IDAHO 37.1% 22 OHIO 34.7% 23 MONTANA 34.4% 24 KENTUCKY 34.0% 25 SOUTH CAROLINA 32.9% 26 DELAWARE 32.5% 27 WEST VIRGINIA 32.5% 28 ALABAMA 32.1% 29 PENNSYLVANIA 31.8% 30 ILLINOIS 31.4% 31 OKLAHOMA 31.2% 32 ARKANSAS 30.0% 33 LOUISIANA 29.4% 34 INDIANA 29.0% 35 HAWAII 28.4% 36 MICHIGAN 25.6% 37 MISSISSIPPI 22.8% 38 VERMONT 21.3% 29 National Conference of State Legislatures
  30. 30. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: Individual Income (2009) Rank State Percent of Total Tax Collections 39 NEW MEXICO 19.2% 40 ARIZONA 17.4% 41 NORTH DAKOTA 15.3% 42 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.6% 43 TENNESSEE 2.1% ALASKA X FLORIDA X NEVADA X SOUTH DAKOTA X TEXAS X WASHINGTON X WYOMING XSource: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, 2009 Annual Survey of State Government TaxCollections 30 National Conference of State Legislatures
  31. 31. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: Selective Sales (2009)Rank State Amount UNITED STATES 16.0% 1 NEW HAMPSHIRE 39.0% 2 NEVADA 29.8% 3 TEXAS 25.8% 4 ALABAMA 25.7% 5 SOUTH DAKOTA 24.5% 6 ILLINOIS 24.0% 7 FLORIDA 23.9% 8 WEST VIRGINIA 23.3% 9 MONTANA 22.0% 10 RHODE ISLAND 22.0% 11 PENNSYLVANIA 21.9% 12 LOUISIANA 20.5% 13 OHIO 20.1% 14 VERMONT 20.0% 15 WASHINGTON 18.7% 16 KENTUCKY 18.5% 17 MAINE 18.0% 18 INDIANA 17.8% 19 MINNESOTA 17.4% 20 WISCONSIN 17.4% 21 MISSISSIPPI 17.1% 22 DELAWARE 16.9% 23 NORTH CAROLINA 16.9% 24 CONNECTICUT 16.5% 25 SOUTH CAROLINA 16.3% 26 TENNESSEE 15.7% 27 IOWA 15.3% 28 ARIZONA 15.2% 29 MISSOURI 15.2% 30 MARYLAND 15.1% 31 MICHIGAN 15.0% 32 HAWAII 14.1% 33 NEW YORK 14.1% 34 NORTH DAKOTA 13.9% 35 COLORADO 13.5% 36 ARKANSAS 13.2% 37 VIRGINIA 13.2% 38 NEW JERSEY 13.0% 31 National Conference of State Legislatures
  32. 32. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: Selective Sales (2009) Rank State Amount 39 NEBRASKA 12.8% 40 NEW MEXICO 12.5% 41 KANSAS 12.2% 42 OKLAHOMA 12.2% 43 UTAH 12.1% 44 IDAHO 11.6% 45 GEORGIA 10.5% 46 MASSACHUSETTS 10.4% 47 OREGON 10.0% 48 CALIFORNIA 7.3% 49 ALASKA 4.9% 50 WYOMING 4.7%Source: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, 2009 Annual Survey of State Government TaxCollections 32 National Conference of State Legislatures
  33. 33. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: Corporation Net Income (2009)Rank State Amount UNITED STATES 5.6% 1 NEW HAMPSHIRE 23.2% 2 ALASKA 12.8% 3 CALIFORNIA 9.4% 4 ILLINOIS 9.4% 5 MASSACHUSETTS 9.2% 6 NEW JERSEY 8.8% 7 WEST VIRGINIA 8.8% 8 TENNESSEE 7.8% 9 DELAWARE 7.4% 10 MONTANA 6.8% 11 NEW YORK 6.8% 12 LOUISIANA 6.1% 13 ALABAMA 5.9% 14 PENNSYLVANIA 5.8% 15 FLORIDA 5.7% 16 INDIANA 5.6% 17 KANSAS 5.5% 18 NORTH DAKOTA 5.4% 19 ARIZONA 5.3% 20 MARYLAND 5.0% 21 MISSISSIPPI 5.0% 22 NEBRASKA 5.0% 23 ARKANSAS 4.6% 24 IDAHO 4.5% 25 MINNESOTA 4.5% 26 UTAH 4.5% 27 NORTH CAROLINA 4.4% 28 GEORGIA 4.3% 29 WISCONSIN 4.3% 30 NEW MEXICO 4.2% 31 OKLAHOMA 4.2% 32 RHODE ISLAND 4.2% 33 MAINE 4.1% 34 KENTUCKY 4.0% 35 VIRGINIA 3.9% 36 COLORADO 3.8% 37 IOWA 3.8% 38 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.7% 33 National Conference of State Legislatures
  34. 34. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: Corporation Net Income (2009) Rank State Amount 39 OREGON 3.5% 40 VERMONT 3.5% 41 CONNECTICUT 3.4% 42 SOUTH CAROLINA 3.1% 43 MICHIGAN 2.8% 44 MISSOURI 2.7% 45 OHIO 2.2% 46 HAWAII 1.7% NEVADA X TEXAS X WASHINGTON X WYOMING XSource: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, 2009 Annual Survey of State Government TaxCollections 34 National Conference of State Legislatures
  35. 35. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: Property (2009)Rank State Amount UNITED STATES 1.8% 1 VERMONT 36.4% 2 NEW HAMPSHIRE 18.5% 3 WASHINGTON 10.9% 4 WYOMING 10.4% 5 MICHIGAN 9.9% 6 ARKANSAS 9.8% 7 MONTANA 9.8% 8 ARIZONA 7.4% 9 KENTUCKY 5.3% 10 MARYLAND 4.6% 11 MINNESOTA 4.2% 12 ALABAMA 3.8% 13 NEVADA 3.7% 14 CALIFORNIA 2.3% 15 ALASKA 2.2% 16 NEW MEXICO 1.3% 17 KANSAS 1.2% 18 MAINE 1.2% 19 WISCONSIN 0.9% 20 MISSISSIPPI 0.8% 21 LOUISIANA 0.6% 22 GEORGIA 0.5% 23 MISSOURI 0.3% 24 OREGON 0.3% 25 ILLINOIS 0.2% 26 PENNSYLVANIA 0.2% 27 VIRGINIA 0.2% 28 INDIANA 0.1% 29 NORTH DAKOTA 0.1% 30 RHODE ISLAND 0.1% 31 SOUTH CAROLINA 0.1% 32 WEST VIRGINIA 0.1% 33 FLORIDA 0.0% 33 MASSACHUSETTS 0.0% 33 NEBRASKA 0.0% 33 NEW JERSEY 0.0% COLORADO X CONNECTICUT X 35 National Conference of State Legislatures
  36. 36. State Reliance on Major Tax Sources: Property (2009) Rank State Amount DELAWARE X HAWAII X IDAHO X IOWA X NEW YORK X NORTH CAROLINA X OHIO X OKLAHOMA X SOUTH DAKOTA X TENNESSEE X TEXAS X UTAH XSource: NCSL calculations based on U.S. Census Bureau data, 2009 Annual Survey of State Government TaxCollections 36 National Conference of State Legislatures

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