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Compare States Transportation Spending

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

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Transportation
as percent GDP

Spending as percent of GSP
 Total Spending
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 Welfare
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 Transportation
 Debt
 GSP Growth

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Comparison of State and Local Government Spending
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2013  +1yr +5yr
Amounts in percent GDP

Transportation

StateState
Spending
Local
Spending
State and
Local
Spending
Gross
State
Product
Real
State
Growth
Popu-
lation
(million)
 Michigan0.28%0.71%0.99%$0.12.0%9.9 more
 Indiana0.79%0.23%1.01%$0.12.1%6.6 more
 Rhode Island0.78%0.24%1.02%$0.11.4%1.1 more
 Connecticut0.72%0.32%1.04%$0.10.9%3.6 more
 North Carolina0.75%0.32%1.07%$0.12.3%9.8 more
 Texas0.45%0.62%1.07%$0.13.7%26.5 more
 Tennessee0.65%0.45%1.10%$0.10.8%6.5 more
 South Carolina0.75%0.35%1.10%$0.11.2%4.8 more
 Georgia0.51%0.59%1.11%$0.11.8%10.0 more
 Colorado0.33%0.81%1.14%$0.13.8%5.3 more
 New Hampshire0.75%0.44%1.19%$0.10.9%1.3 more
 New Jersey0.94%0.28%1.22%$0.11.1%8.9 more
 Ohio0.57%0.66%1.22%$0.11.8%11.6 more
 Arizona0.48%0.78%1.26%$0.11.1%6.6 more
 New Mexico0.65%0.62%1.27%$0.11.5%2.1 more
 Arkansas0.86%0.45%1.31%$0.12.4%3.0 more
 Missouri0.58%0.74%1.32%$0.10.8%6.0 more
 Massachusetts1.04%0.27%1.32%$0.11.6%6.7 more
 Nebraska0.69%0.64%1.32%$0.13.0%1.9 more
 Minnesota0.38%0.96%1.34%$0.12.8%5.4 more
 Kansas0.81%0.56%1.37%$0.11.9%2.9 more
 Oklahoma0.78%0.60%1.38%$0.14.2%3.9 more
 Louisiana0.73%0.66%1.38%$0.11.3%4.6 more
 Alabama0.83%0.57%1.40%$0.10.8%4.8 more
 Idaho0.81%0.60%1.41%$0.14.1%1.6 more
 Oregon0.41%1.02%1.42%$0.12.7%3.9 more
 Florida0.63%0.85%1.48%$0.12.2%19.6 more
 All states combined0.71%0.81%1.51%$0.11.9%316.5 more
 California0.48%1.06%1.53%$0.12.0%38.4 more
 Virginia0.91%0.65%1.56%$0.10.1%8.3 more
 Delaware1.34%0.23%1.57%$0.11.6%0.9 more
 Wisconsin0.59%1.01%1.60%$0.11.7%5.7 more
 Kentucky1.22%0.44%1.66%$0.11.6%4.4 more
 Iowa0.87%0.83%1.70%$0.12.9%3.1 more
 Illinois0.58%1.16%1.74%$0.10.9%12.9 more
 Maine1.11%0.65%1.75%$0.10.9%1.3 more
 Pennsylvania1.06%0.73%1.78%$0.10.7%12.8 more
 Utah1.05%0.83%1.89%$0.13.8%2.9 more
 Wyoming1.30%0.60%1.90%$0.17.6%0.6 more
 Mississippi1.10%0.80%1.90%$0.11.6%3.0 more
 West Virginia1.65%0.27%1.92%$0.15.1%1.9 more
 Washington0.65%1.30%1.95%$0.12.7%7.0 more
 Nevada0.79%1.27%2.06%$0.11.0%2.8 more
 South Dakota1.42%0.84%2.26%$0.13.1%0.8 more
 Maryland2.00%0.41%2.41%$0.10.0%5.9 more
 Hawaii1.06%1.36%2.42%$0.11.9%1.4 more
 New York0.81%1.64%2.45%$0.10.7%19.7 more
 District of Columbia0.00%2.47%2.47%$0.1-0.5%0.6 more
 Vermont1.58%0.92%2.49%$0.11.9%0.6 more
 Alaska2.27%0.59%2.86%$0.1-2.5%0.7 more
 Montana2.15%0.75%2.90%$0.13.0%1.0 more
 North Dakota1.90%1.03%2.94%$0.19.7%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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Data Sources for 2013:

GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
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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US, State Population Update for 2014

On December 24, 2014 the US Census Bureau released its national and state population estimates for 2014.  On December 24, 2014 usgovernmentspending.com updated its US and state population data as follows:
  • We updated 2014 population data for US and states using data from US Census Bureau Population Estimates: vintage 2014 in file NST-EST2014-01.xls.
  • We projected 2014 thru 2019 for US and states assuming population rate change for 2013-24.
  • We updated 2015 thru 2019 for US using data from US Census Bureau 2012 National Population Projections in file NP2014-T1.xls.
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