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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
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2013  +1yr +5yr
Amounts in percent GDP

StateState
Spending
Local
Spending
State and
Local
Spending
Gross
State
Product
Real
State
Growth
Popu-
lation
(million)
 Indiana0.62%0.29%0.91%$311.22.2%6.6 more
 Rhode Island0.77%0.20%0.98%$53.31.9%1.1 more
 Connecticut0.75%0.30%1.05%$246.91.0%3.6 more
 Texas0.44%0.62%1.06%$1,557.25.5%26.5 more
 Michigan0.33%0.74%1.07%$434.72.8%9.9 more
 North Carolina0.76%0.34%1.10%$467.12.7%9.8 more
 Georgia0.49%0.62%1.11%$456.52.0%10.0 more
 South Carolina0.76%0.36%1.12%$182.41.4%4.8 more
 Tennessee0.65%0.50%1.15%$290.11.6%6.5 more
 New Hampshire0.74%0.41%1.15%$68.71.4%1.3 more
 New Jersey0.95%0.24%1.20%$537.40.8%8.9 more
 Kansas0.69%0.52%1.21%$142.4-0.3%2.9 more
 Ohio0.57%0.64%1.21%$562.82.1%11.6 more
 Arizona0.46%0.81%1.27%$274.70.8%6.6 more
 New Mexico0.66%0.62%1.28%$90.81.0%2.1 more
 Maryland0.91%0.39%1.29%$339.40.7%5.9 more
 Missouri0.58%0.72%1.30%$276.71.8%6.0 more
 Massachusetts1.00%0.30%1.30%$441.51.2%6.7 more
 Colorado0.37%0.94%1.31%$288.32.1%5.3 more
 Nebraska0.69%0.64%1.32%$109.43.9%1.9 more
 Oklahoma0.80%0.55%1.35%$176.41.8%3.9 more
 Louisiana0.74%0.62%1.36%$246.7-2.5%4.6 more
 Arkansas0.88%0.50%1.38%$118.61.9%3.0 more
 Oregon0.44%0.99%1.43%$204.9-1.0%3.9 more
 Alabama0.87%0.57%1.43%$194.72.5%4.8 more
 All states combined0.66%0.80%1.47%$16,768.12.2%316.5 more
 Iowa0.73%0.76%1.48%$166.82.2%3.1 more
 Minnesota0.49%1.01%1.50%$307.32.1%5.4 more
 Idaho0.92%0.58%1.51%$61.12.6%1.6 more
 Delaware1.26%0.25%1.51%$60.80.7%0.9 more
 Wisconsin0.59%0.94%1.53%$284.72.2%5.7 more
 California0.42%1.11%1.53%$2,213.02.3%38.4 more
 Virginia0.91%0.65%1.56%$455.00.4%8.3 more
 Florida0.68%0.91%1.59%$800.72.5%19.6 more
 Kentucky1.18%0.44%1.61%$183.61.2%4.4 more
 Illinois0.59%1.08%1.67%$724.80.2%12.9 more
 Pennsylvania1.06%0.75%1.81%$640.31.5%12.8 more
 Maine1.14%0.71%1.85%$54.60.5%1.3 more
 Washington0.66%1.25%1.90%$407.22.3%7.0 more
 Mississippi1.11%0.80%1.91%$104.1-1.1%3.0 more
 West Virginia1.73%0.29%2.02%$70.61.3%1.9 more
 Utah1.10%0.93%2.03%$135.03.7%2.9 more
 Wyoming1.41%0.67%2.08%$41.80.5%0.6 more
 Hawaii0.99%1.12%2.11%$75.11.4%1.4 more
 Nevada0.81%1.47%2.29%$128.00.7%2.8 more
 New York0.79%1.53%2.32%$1,341.61.0%19.7 more
 South Dakota1.49%0.88%2.37%$44.70.9%0.8 more
 District of Columbia0.00%2.50%2.50%$111.7-0.6%0.6 more
 Vermont1.61%1.06%2.67%$28.8-0.3%0.6 more
 Montana2.20%0.81%3.01%$43.01.0%1.0 more
 North Dakota2.10%1.07%3.16%$51.00.9%0.7 more
 Alaska2.52%0.77%3.29%$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
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years

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