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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 24
State & Local Government Spending Per Capita, 1993
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 Alaska $11,575 27 Maryland $4,298
2 NEW YORK $7,116 28 Arizona 4,270
3 Hawaii 6,132 29 Iowa 4,263
4 Washington 5,933 30 Utah 4,212
5 Wyoming 5,756 31 Florida 4,178
6 Connecticut 5,543 32 West Virginia 4,167
7 California 5,387 33 New Hampshire 4,115
8 Minnesota 5,361 34 South Carolina 4,092
9 New Jersey 5,345 35 Georgia 4,091
10 Massachusetts 5,284 36 Montana 4,043
11 Rhode Island 5,256 37 Tennessee 4,021
12 Delaware 4,894 38 Kansas 4,005
13 Nevada 4,850 39 Texas 3,972
14 Oregon 4,783 40 North Carolina 3,942
15 Nebraska 4,740 41 Alabama 3,824
16 Colorado 4,732 42 Indiana 3,821
17 Wisconsin 4,711 43 Virginia 3,790
18 Michigan 4,528 44 Kentucky 3,721
19 Vermont 4,493 45 Oklahoma 3,700
20 Pennsylvania 4,478 46 South Dakota 3,676
21 North Dakota 4,458 47 Idaho 3,534
22 New Mexico 4,428 48 Mississippi 3,455
23 Ohio 4,366 49 Missouri 3,311
24 Maine 4,348 50 Arkansas 3,307
25 Louisiana 4,311 U.S. Average $4,697
26 Illinois 4,305 N.Y.S. % above avg. 51.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau


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