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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

State and local spending per capita, FY 2005-2006

Rank
State
Spending per capita
 
Rank
State
Spending per capita
1 Alaska $ 16,101   26 Florida $ 7,774
2 NEW YORK $ 12,483 27 Iowa $ 7,747
3 Wyoming $ 11,596 28 North Dakota $ 7,747
4 California $ 10,042 29 Alabama $ 7,631
5 Delaware $ 9,716 30 Michigan $ 7,603
6 Massachusetts $ 9,617 31 Mississippi $ 7,596
7 New Jersey $ 9,505 32 Nevada $ 7,541
8 Rhode Island $ 9,055 33 Montana $ 7,356
9 Connecticut $ 8,988 34 Tennessee $ 7,352
10 Washington $ 8,848 35 Kansas $ 7,342
11 Minnesota $ 8,674 36 Virginia $ 7,308
12 Nebraska $ 8,663 37 Utah $ 7,265
13 Vermont $ 8,639 38 North Carolina $ 7,264
14 Hawaii $ 8,571 39 Kentucky $ 7,017
15 Ohio $ 8,496 40 Indiana $ 6,974
16 New Mexico $ 8,393 41 Arizona $ 6,935
17 Pennsylvania $ 8,378 42 New Hampshire $ 6,866
18 Oregon $ 8,255 43 Texas $ 6,816
19 Louisiana $ 8,236 44 West Virginia $ 6,812
20 Wisconsin $ 8,156 45 Missouri $ 6,769
21 Maine $ 8,107 46 Georgia $ 6,734
22 South Carolina $ 7,922 47 Oklahoma $ 6,696
23 Maryland $ 7,885 48 South Dakota $ 6,663
24 Illinois $ 7,871 49 Arkansas $ 6,583
25 Colorado $ 7,797 50 Idaho $ 6,363
United States Total
$ 8,375        
NYS +/- U.S. 49%        
Source: Public Policy Institute Analysis of Census Bureau State and Local Government Finances: 2005-06