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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

Transportation
Transportation
Federal Highway Funding in 2020
National Total = $43,369,794,311*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

FUNDS

% of USA

RANK

STATE

FUNDS

% of USA

16

Alabama

$835,773,498

1.9%

1

California

$4,043,264,681

9.3%

30

Alaska

552,367,435

1.3%

2

Texas

4,031,150,868

9.3%

18

Arizona

806,010,109

1.9%

3

Florida

2,087,186,638

4.8%

28

Arkansas

570,352,636

1.3%

4

New York

1,849,116,555

4.3%

1

California

4,043,264,681

9.3%

5

Pennsylvania

1,807,465,072

4.2%

27

Colorado

589,072,823

1.4%

6

Illinois

1,566,215,656

3.6%

29

Connecticut

553,300,279

1.3%

7

Ohio

1,476,626,048

3.4%

48

Delaware

186,348,026

0.4%

8

Georgia

1,422,408,300

3.3%

3

Florida

2,087,186,638

4.8%

9

Michigan

1,159,861,954

2.7%

8

Georgia

1,422,408,300

3.3%

10

North Carolina

1,148,928,308

2.6%

49

Hawaii

186,320,764

0.4%

11

Virginia

1,121,022,241

2.6%

41

Idaho

315,085,357

0.7%

12

New Jersey

1,099,915,502

2.5%

6

Illinois

1,566,215,656

3.6%

13

Indiana

1,049,673,875

2.4%

13

Indiana

1,049,673,875

2.4%

14

Missouri

1,042,881,411

2.4%

32

Iowa

541,397,851

1.2%

15

Tennessee

930,899,296

2.1%

36

Kansas

416,296,079

1.0%

16

Alabama

835,773,498

1.9%

22

Kentucky

731,943,941

1.7%

17

Wisconsin

828,885,848

1.9%

19

Louisiana

773,170,264

1.8%

18

Arizona

806,010,109

1.9%

47

Maine

203,351,344

0.5%

19

Louisiana

773,170,264

1.8%

26

Maryland

662,000,198

1.5%

20

Washington

746,798,588

1.7%

25

Massachusetts

669,060,028

1.5%

21

South Carolina

737,667,142

1.7%

9

Michigan

1,159,861,954

2.7%

22

Kentucky

731,943,941

1.7%

23

Minnesota

718,341,491

1.7%

23

Minnesota

718,341,491

1.7%

33

Mississippi

532,790,130

1.2%

24

Oklahoma

698,656,538

1.6%

14

Missouri

1,042,881,411

2.4%

25

Massachusetts

669,060,028

1.5%

35

Montana

451,986,737

1.0%

26

Maryland

662,000,198

1.5%

40

Nebraska

318,412,580

0.7%

27

Colorado

589,072,823

1.4%

38

Nevada

400,017,124

0.9%

28

Arkansas

570,352,636

1.3%

50

New Hampshire

182,012,876

0.4%

29

Connecticut

553,300,279

1.3%

12

New Jersey

1,099,915,502

2.5%

30

Alaska

552,367,435

1.3%

37

New Mexico

404,542,676

0.9%

31

Oregon

550,618,730

1.3%

4

New York

1,849,116,555

4.3%

32

Iowa

541,397,851

1.2%

10

North Carolina

1,148,928,308

2.6%

33

Mississippi

532,790,130

1.2%

44

North Dakota

273,494,740

0.6%

34

West Virginia

481,422,307

1.1%

7

Ohio

1,476,626,048

3.4%

35

Montana

451,986,737

1.0%

24

Oklahoma

698,656,538

1.6%

36

Kansas

416,296,079

1.0%

31

Oregon

550,618,730

1.3%

37

New Mexico

404,542,676

0.9%

5

Pennsylvania

1,807,465,072

4.2%

38

Nevada

400,017,124

0.9%

45

Rhode Island

240,920,619

0.6%

39

Utah

382,525,114

0.9%

21

South Carolina

737,667,142

1.7%

40

Nebraska

318,412,580

0.7%

42

South Dakota

310,667,712

0.7%

41

Idaho

315,085,357

0.7%

15

Tennessee

930,899,296

2.1%

42

South Dakota

310,667,712

0.7%

2

Texas

4,031,150,868

9.3%

43

Wyoming

282,215,609

0.7%

39

Utah

382,525,114

0.9%

44

North Dakota

273,494,740

0.6%

46

Vermont

223,577,785

0.5%

45

Rhode Island

240,920,619

0.6%

11

Virginia

1,121,022,241

2.6%

46

Vermont

223,577,785

0.5%

20

Washington

746,798,588

1.7%

47

Maine

203,351,344

0.5%

34

West Virginia

481,422,307

1.1%

48

Delaware

186,348,026

0.4%

17

Wisconsin

828,885,848

1.9%

49

Hawaii

186,320,764

0.4%

43

Wyoming

282,215,609

0.7%

50

New Hampshire

182,012,876

0.4%

District of Columbia

175,772,928

0.4%

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration “Highway Apportionments under the FAST Act” (https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/fastact/funding.cfm)

*Fiscal Year 2020. National total does not include federal funds for U.S. territories. Totals are before sequestration, penalties, and post-apportionment set-asides.

Per Capita Federal Highway Funding in 2020
National Per Capita = $132*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

PER CAPITA

RANK

STATE

PER CAPITA

16

Alabama

$170

1

Alaska

$755

1

Alaska

755

2

Wyoming

488

42

Arizona

111

3

Montana

423

11

Arkansas

189

4

North Dakota

359

45

California

102

5

Vermont

358

45

Colorado

102

6

South Dakota

351

22

Connecticut

155

7

West Virginia

269

10

Delaware

191

8

Rhode Island

227

48

Florida

97

9

New Mexico

193

30

Georgia

134

10

Delaware

191

32

Hawaii

132

11

Arkansas

189

14

Idaho

176

12

Mississippi

179

38

Illinois

124

13

Oklahoma

177

21

Indiana

156

14

Idaho

176

15

Iowa

172

15

Iowa

172

24

Kansas

143

16

Alabama

170

20

Kentucky

164

16

Missouri

170

18

Louisiana

166

18

Louisiana

166

23

Maine

151

19

Nebraska

165

44

Maryland

109

20

Kentucky

164

48

Massachusetts

97

21

Indiana

156

41

Michigan

116

22

Connecticut

155

36

Minnesota

127

23

Maine

151

12

Mississippi

179

24

Kansas

143

16

Missouri

170

24

South Carolina

143

3

Montana

423

26

Wisconsin

142

19

Nebraska

165

27

Pennsylvania

141

35

Nevada

130

28

Texas

139

30

New Hampshire

134

29

Tennessee

136

38

New Jersey

124

30

Georgia

134

9

New Mexico

193

30

New Hampshire

134

50

New York

95

32

Hawaii

132

43

North Carolina

110

33

Oregon

131

4

North Dakota

359

33

Virginia

131

37

Ohio

126

35

Nevada

130

13

Oklahoma

177

36

Minnesota

127

33

Oregon

131

37

Ohio

126

27

Pennsylvania

141

38

Illinois

124

8

Rhode Island

227

38

New Jersey

124

24

South Carolina

143

40

Utah

119

6

South Dakota

351

41

Michigan

116

29

Tennessee

136

42

Arizona

111

28

Texas

139

43

North Carolina

110

40

Utah

119

44

Maryland

109

5

Vermont

358

45

California

102

33

Virginia

131

45

Colorado

102

47

Washington

98

47

Washington

98

7

West Virginia

269

48

Florida

97

26

Wisconsin

142

48

Massachusetts

97

2

Wyoming

488

50

New York

95

District of Columbia

249

Source: CQ Press using data from U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration “Highway Apportionments under ...

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