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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 2013  +1yr +5yr
Amounts in $ billion
StateState &
Local
Spending
State &
Local
Debt
Gross
State
Product
Real
State
Growth
Popu-
lation
(million)
 Texas$226.8$269.1$1,557.25.5%26.5 more
 Nebraska$20.4$15.0$109.43.9%1.9 more
 Utah$25.4$20.8$135.03.7%2.9 more
 Michigan$88.4$76.2$434.72.8%9.9 more
 North Carolina$86.0$50.7$467.12.7%9.8 more
 Idaho$11.6$6.0$61.12.6%1.6 more
 Alabama$42.8$30.6$194.72.5%4.8 more
 Florida$157.0$145.4$800.72.5%19.6 more
 California$447.5$416.7$2,213.02.3%38.4 more
 Washington$75.2$80.5$407.22.3%7.0 more
 All states combined$3,118.1$2,965.1$16,768.12.2%316.5 more
 Indiana$53.1$49.2$311.22.2%6.6 more
 Iowa$31.8$19.6$166.82.2%3.1 more
 Wisconsin$55.9$44.6$284.72.2%5.7 more
 Colorado$49.6$53.1$288.32.1%5.3 more
 Minnesota$56.3$49.4$307.32.1%5.4 more
 Ohio$113.7$84.6$562.82.1%11.6 more
 Georgia$78.8$55.2$456.52.0%10.0 more
 Arkansas$24.2$15.2$118.61.9%3.0 more
 Rhode Island$11.3$12.1$53.31.9%1.1 more
 Oklahoma$31.7$18.7$176.41.8%3.9 more
 Missouri$50.1$46.0$276.71.8%6.0 more
 Tennessee$54.9$39.2$290.11.6%6.5 more
 Pennsylvania$128.9$133.8$640.31.5%12.8 more
 Hawaii$14.6$13.9$75.11.4%1.4 more
 New Hampshire$11.3$10.6$68.71.4%1.3 more
 South Carolina$41.0$39.8$182.41.4%4.8 more
 West Virginia$16.7$11.0$70.61.3%1.9 more
 Kentucky$39.5$42.2$183.61.2%4.4 more
 Massachusetts$78.8$92.6$441.51.2%6.7 more
 Connecticut$42.3$43.2$246.91.0%3.6 more
 New York$306.4$345.6$1,341.61.0%19.7 more
 Montana$9.4$5.8$43.01.0%1.0 more
 New Mexico$21.0$15.9$90.81.0%2.1 more
 South Dakota$7.0$6.2$44.70.9%0.8 more
 North Dakota$8.2$5.1$51.00.9%0.7 more
 New Jersey$102.9$105.3$537.40.8%8.9 more
 Arizona$50.8$47.6$274.70.8%6.6 more
 Delaware$10.7$8.2$60.80.7%0.9 more
 Nevada$22.7$28.0$128.00.7%2.8 more
 Maryland$60.0$46.9$339.40.7%5.9 more
 Maine$12.6$8.3$54.60.5%1.3 more
 Wyoming$9.0$2.4$41.80.5%0.6 more
 Virginia$72.9$68.6$455.00.4%8.3 more
 Illinois$132.8$144.8$724.80.2%12.9 more
 Vermont$7.1$4.6$28.8-0.3%0.6 more
 Kansas$25.8$26.7$142.4-0.3%2.9 more
 District of Columbia$13.8$11.9$111.7-0.6%0.6 more
 Oregon$40.2$34.3$204.9-1.0%3.9 more
 Mississippi$28.0$15.4$104.1-1.1%3.0 more
 Louisiana$48.5$40.9$246.7-2.5%4.6 more
 Alaska$15.1$10.0$57.3-4.0%0.7 more
Notes: actual estimated guesstimated1

1. "Guesstimated" by projecting the latest change in reported number forward to future years. GSP deviation from national GDP growth cut by 40% per year.

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
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