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State Growth And Debt Rank

Compare state and local spending for the 50 states against state growth and population.

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Comparison of State and Local Government Spending and Debt
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2012  +1yr +5yr
Amounts in percent GDP
StateState &
Local
Spending
State &
Local
Debt
Gross
State
Product
Real
State
Growth
Popu-
lation
(million)
 North Dakota16.21%9.62%$0.119.5%0.7 more
 North Carolina18.71%11.39%$0.10.1%9.7 more
 Ohio20.80%14.99%$0.11.6%11.6 more
 Oklahoma18.44%11.10%$0.13.5%3.8 more
 Oregon19.64%17.00%$0.1-0.2%3.9 more
 New York23.27%26.11%$0.13.1%19.6 more
 New Mexico23.91%18.71%$0.10.6%2.1 more
 Nebraska19.49%14.69%$0.11.0%1.9 more
 Montana22.36%13.72%$0.12.0%1.0 more
 Nevada18.26%23.25%$0.1-0.2%2.8 more
 New Hampshire17.14%16.20%$0.11.4%1.3 more
 New Jersey19.46%19.66%$0.12.5%8.9 more
 Pennsylvania20.86%20.90%$0.10.7%12.8 more
 Rhode Island22.26%23.24%$0.10.8%1.1 more
 Washington19.22%19.35%$0.12.7%6.9 more
 Virginia15.98%14.69%$0.10.7%8.2 more
 West Virginia23.99%15.89%$0.1-3.4%1.9 more
 Wisconsin20.44%15.97%$0.11.1%5.7 more
 Wyoming21.38%5.86%$0.1-5.0%0.6 more
 Vermont24.46%16.14%$0.10.4%0.6 more
 Utah20.01%15.40%$0.10.7%2.9 more
 South Carolina23.56%22.91%$0.10.4%4.7 more
 South Dakota16.05%13.57%$0.1-0.9%0.8 more
 Tennessee19.88%13.22%$0.13.5%6.5 more
 Texas15.13%18.68%$0.16.2%26.1 more
 Missouri19.02%17.36%$0.10.9%6.0 more
 Mississippi26.84%14.10%$0.13.4%3.0 more
 Delaware17.76%13.93%$0.1-3.0%0.9 more
 Connecticut17.30%17.85%$0.10.3%3.6 more
 District of Columbia12.57%10.55%$0.10.0%0.6 more
 Florida20.55%19.17%$0.11.7%19.4 more
 Georgia17.87%12.71%$0.10.9%9.9 more
 Colorado17.74%18.57%$0.12.1%5.2 more
 California20.98%19.75%$0.12.5%38.1 more
 Alabama22.36%15.76%$0.10.6%4.8 more
 Alaska25.34%16.39%$0.13.3%0.7 more
 Arizona19.10%18.34%$0.12.0%6.6 more
 Arkansas21.28%12.24%$0.10.8%2.9 more
 Hawaii20.24%19.30%$0.11.5%1.4 more
 Idaho19.61%10.71%$0.1-0.0%1.6 more
 Maryland18.68%13.95%$0.10.4%5.9 more
 Maine23.54%16.24%$0.1-0.1%1.3 more
 Massachusetts18.30%22.46%$0.11.7%6.7 more
 Michigan21.32%18.39%$0.11.6%9.9 more
 Minnesota19.19%16.38%$0.11.2%5.4 more
 Louisiana19.18%14.34%$0.11.9%4.6 more
 Kentucky22.17%23.78%$0.11.0%4.4 more
 Illinois18.20%20.59%$0.11.8%12.9 more
 Indiana17.44%16.50%$0.10.5%6.5 more
 Iowa19.91%11.38%$0.13.4%3.1 more
 Kansas18.91%19.00%$0.10.4%2.9 more
 All states combined19.47%18.20%$0.12.3%314.1 more
Notes: actual estimated

Data Sources:
State GDP Information
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years

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Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years

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