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Table 1: Total Federal Spending by State
Compared to Covered Wages


State Total Federal Spending FY 1995* Total Covered Wages CY 1995** Federal Spending as a Percent of Covered Wages
District of Columbia $21,776,000 $26,595,556 81.88%
New Mexico $11,794,000 $15,297,153 77.10%
Montana $4,808,000 $6,963,633 69.04%
North Dakota $3,777,000 $5,788,311 65.25%
West Virginia $10,001,000 $15,370,076 65.07%
Mississippi $14,233,000 $22,274,738 63.90%
Virginia $51,305,000 $80,997,083 63.34%
Maryland $36,847,000 $62,498,974 58.96%
South Dakota $3,829,000 $6,521,293 58.72%
Oklahoma $16,086,000 $29,042,866 55.39%
Louisiana $22,437,000 $41,173,008 54.49%
Maine $6,540,000 $12,209,362 53.57%
Kentucky $19,991,000 $37,342,797 53.53%
Alabama $22,719,000 $42,964,424 52.88%
WYOMING $2,506,000 $4,743,236 52.83%
Arkansas $11,754,000 $22,512,035 52.21%
Hawaii $7,529,000 $14,452,876 52.09%
Florida $74,992,000 $148,407,633 50.53%
Rhode Island $5,763,000 $11,421,573 50.46%
Alaska $4,198,000 $8,349,315 50.28%
Missouri $31,418,000 $62,880,143 49.96%
Idaho $5,320,000 $10,912,586 48.75%
South Carolina $17,814,000 $37,702,371 47.25%
Arizona $20,705,000 $45,532,973 45.47%
Pennsylvania $64,281,000 $142,661,092 45.06%
Washington $28,899,000 $64,250,088 44.98%
Kansas $12,440,000 $27,721,685 44.87%
Nebraska $7,692,000 $17,768,179 43.29%
Iowa $12,979,000 $30,163,317 43.03%
Tennessee $26,175,000 $61,129,480 42.82%
Vermont $2,671,000 $6,274,021 42.57%
Utah $8,526,000 $20,689,823 41.21%
Texas $83,296,000 $212,358,598 39.22%
Colorado $19,196,000 $49,181,901 39.03%
California $152,534,000 $392,197,115 38.89%
Massachusetts $35,858,000 $94,334,863 38.01%
Oregon $13,756,000 $36,473,614 37.71%
Georgia $33,121,000 $88,301,929 37.51%
Ohio $50,543,000 $137,526,534 36.75%
North Carolina $30,656,000 $83,742,422 36.61%
New York $93,781,000 $270,322,898 34.69%
New Hampshire $4,856,000 $14,039,897 34.59%
Indiana $22,961,000 $69,507,886 33.03%
Connecticut $17,498,000 $54,237,730 32.26%
Wisconsin $19,815,000 $62,218,173 31.85%
Nevada $6,628,000 $20,903,845 31.71%
Delaware $3,272,000 $10,451,946 31.31%
New Jersey $37,587,000 $121,034,497 31.05%
Illinois $50,934,000 $165,128,122 30.85%
Michigan $39,372,000 $128,077,467 30.74%
Minnesota $18,825,000 $62,864,179 29.95%
Totals*** $1,363,511,000 $3,215,515,319 42.40%


* Numbers in thousands. Source: Bureau of the Census, Federal Expenditures by State for Fiscal Year 1995. A downloadable PDF of this report is available here.
** Numbers in thousands. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment and Wages Annual Averages, 1995.
*** Totals do not add due to rounding.



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