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State Rankings features comprehensive state statistics across key measures in education, health, crime, transportation, taxes, government finance, and so much more. The editors compile useful statistics that otherwise take an enormous amount of time to research, making it a favorite resource on reference shelves throughout the United States and around the world. Overall state rankings are provided as well as a complete list of all sources used to compile the tables. The rankings have been updated using specific methodology explained in the introduction with the most current available data at publication. Explanatory notes on the source and data are also included to provide context to each statistical table. State Rankings compares every state and Washington, D.C. in the following areas:  • Agriculture  • Population  • Economy  • Environment  • Government finance  • Crime  • Education  • Geography  • Social welfare  • Defense

Government Finances: State and Local
Government Finances: State and Local
State and Local Government Total Revenue in 2017
National Total = $3,935,880,900,000*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

REVENUE

% of USA

RANK

STATE

REVENUE

% of USA

26

Alabama

$49,941,680,000

1.3%

1

California

$621,633,158,000

15.8%

42

Alaska

14,283,536,000

0.4%

2

New York

382,542,995,000

9.7%

17

Arizona

65,885,427,000

1.7%

3

Texas

276,993,805,000

7.0%

35

Arkansas

31,487,816,000

0.8%

4

Florida

192,419,439,000

4.9%

1

California

621,633,158,000

15.8%

5

Pennsylvania

149,730,269,000

3.8%

21

Colorado

61,936,052,000

1.6%

6

Illinois

149,195,172,000

3.8%

27

Connecticut

49,583,578,000

1.3%

7

Ohio

141,446,336,000

3.6%

45

Delaware

11,874,237,000

0.3%

8

New Jersey

116,923,362,000

3.0%

4

Florida

192,419,439,000

4.9%

9

Michigan

109,921,261,000

2.8%

14

Georgia

91,611,712,000

2.3%

10

North Carolina

102,947,062,000

2.6%

38

Hawaii

20,347,678,000

0.5%

11

Washington

100,336,599,000

2.5%

40

Idaho

15,677,660,000

0.4%

12

Massachusetts

95,424,970,000

2.4%

6

Illinois

149,195,172,000

3.8%

13

Virginia

91,894,050,000

2.3%

19

Indiana

63,507,225,000

1.6%

14

Georgia

91,611,712,000

2.3%

29

Iowa

39,111,834,000

1.0%

15

Minnesota

73,719,742,000

1.9%

33

Kansas

32,264,957,000

0.8%

16

Maryland

72,903,723,000

1.9%

28

Kentucky

44,525,376,000

1.1%

17

Arizona

65,885,427,000

1.7%

24

Louisiana

52,460,488,000

1.3%

18

Wisconsin

65,076,128,000

1.7%

41

Maine

14,426,263,000

0.4%

19

Indiana

63,507,225,000

1.6%

16

Maryland

72,903,723,000

1.9%

20

Tennessee

62,808,805,000

1.6%

12

Massachusetts

95,424,970,000

2.4%

21

Colorado

61,936,052,000

1.6%

9

Michigan

109,921,261,000

2.8%

22

Missouri

61,497,472,000

1.6%

15

Minnesota

73,719,742,000

1.9%

23

Oregon

58,145,617,000

1.5%

32

Mississippi

32,510,369,000

0.8%

24

Louisiana

52,460,488,000

1.3%

22

Missouri

61,497,472,000

1.6%

25

South Carolina

52,187,280,000

1.3%

46

Montana

11,792,456,000

0.3%

26

Alabama

49,941,680,000

1.3%

37

Nebraska

24,532,065,000

0.6%

27

Connecticut

49,583,578,000

1.3%

34

Nevada

32,114,231,000

0.8%

28

Kentucky

44,525,376,000

1.1%

43

New Hampshire

14,042,208,000

0.4%

29

Iowa

39,111,834,000

1.0%

8

New Jersey

116,923,362,000

3.0%

30

Oklahoma

37,859,994,000

1.0%

36

New Mexico

26,563,220,000

0.7%

31

Utah

32,850,285,000

0.8%

2

New York

382,542,995,000

9.7%

32

Mississippi

32,510,369,000

0.8%

10

North Carolina

102,947,062,000

2.6%

33

Kansas

32,264,957,000

0.8%

47

North Dakota

10,874,440,000

0.3%

34

Nevada

32,114,231,000

0.8%

7

Ohio

141,446,336,000

3.6%

35

Arkansas

31,487,816,000

0.8%

30

Oklahoma

37,859,994,000

1.0%

36

New Mexico

26,563,220,000

0.7%

23

Oregon

58,145,617,000

1.5%

37

Nebraska

24,532,065,000

0.6%

5

Pennsylvania

149,730,269,000

3.8%

38

Hawaii

20,347,678,000

0.5%

44

Rhode Island

12,832,521,000

0.3%

39

West Virginia

20,243,802,000

0.5%

25

South Carolina

52,187,280,000

1.3%

40

Idaho

15,677,660,000

0.4%

49

South Dakota

9,218,862,000

0.2%

41

Maine

14,426,263,000

0.4%

20

Tennessee

62,808,805,000

1.6%

42

Alaska

14,283,536,000

0.4%

3

Texas

276,993,805,000

7.0%

43

New Hampshire

14,042,208,000

0.4%

31

Utah

32,850,285,000

0.8%

44

Rhode Island

12,832,521,000

0.3%

50

Vermont

8,224,640,000

0.2%

45

Delaware

11,874,237,000

0.3%

13

Virginia

91,894,050,000

2.3%

46

Montana

11,792,456,000

0.3%

11

Washington

100,336,599,000

2.5%

47

North Dakota

10,874,440,000

0.3%

39

West Virginia

20,243,802,000

0.5%

48

Wyoming

9,757,640,000

0.2%

18

Wisconsin

65,076,128,000

1.7%

49

South Dakota

9,218,862,000

0.2%

48

Wyoming

9,757,640,000

0.2%

50

Vermont

8,224,640,000

0.2%

District of Columbia

15,791,403,000

0.4%

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Governments Division “2017 State and Local Government Finances” (https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/gov-finances.html)

*Total revenue includes all money received from external sources. This includes taxes, intergovernmental transfers and insurance trust revenue, and revenue from government-owned utilities and other commercial or auxiliary enterprise.

Per Capita State and Local Government Revenue in 2017
National Per Capita = $12,105*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

PER CAPITA

RANK

STATE

PER CAPITA

39

Alabama

$10,244

1

New York

$19,527

2

Alaska

19,308

2

Alaska

19,308

47

Arizona

9,347

3

Wyoming

16,854

36

Arkansas

10,485

4

California

15,778

4

California

15,778

5

North Dakota

14,400

28

Colorado

11,029

6

Hawaii

14,287

9

Connecticut

13,874

7

Oregon

14,023

17

Delaware

12,407

8

Massachusetts

13,904

48

Florida

9,173

9

Connecticut

13,874

50

Georgia

8,798

10

Washington

13,513

6

Hawaii

14,287

11

Minnesota

13,240

49

Idaho

9,121

12

Vermont

13,169

22

Illinois

11,668

13

New Jersey

13,154

45

Indiana

9,536

14

Nebraska

12,793

16

Iowa

12,442

15

New Mexico

12,689

27

Kansas

11,085

16

Iowa

12,442

42

Kentucky

9,997

17

Delaware

12,407

24

Louisiana

11,232

18

Rhode Island

12,146

32

Maine

10,806

19

Ohio

12,127

20

Maryland

12,100

20

Maryland

12,100

8

Massachusetts

13,904

21

Pennsylvania

11,706

29

Michigan

11,018

22

Illinois

11,668

11

Minnesota

13,240

23

Wisconsin

11,235

30

Mississippi

10,874

24

Louisiana

11,232

40

Missouri

10,067

25

Montana

11,198

25

Montana

11,198

26

West Virginia

11,141

14

Nebraska

12,793

27

Kansas

11,085

33

Nevada

10,804

28

Colorado

11,029

37

New Hampshire

10,403

29

Michigan

11,018

13

New Jersey

13,154

30

Mississippi

10,874

15

New Mexico

12,689

31

Virginia

10,855

1

New York

19,527

32

Maine

10,806

41

North Carolina

10,023

33

Nevada

10,804

5

North Dakota

14,400

34

Utah

10,586

19

Ohio

12,127

35

South Dakota

10,557

44

Oklahoma

9,627

36

Arkansas

10,485

7

Oregon

14,023

37

New Hampshire

10,403

21

Pennsylvania

11,706

38

South Carolina

10,393

18

Rhode Island

12,146

39

Alabama

10,244

38

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