Federal Spending per Dollar of Taxes

Federal Spending per Dollar of Taxes
December 1, 2003
Federal Spending per Dollar of Taxes - 1992 and 2002
  Expenditures per Dollar of Taxes 10-Year Change
in spending per
Dollar of Tax
Ranking Change in Ranking
  FY 1992 FY 2002   FY 1992 FY 2002  
Alabama $ 1.39 $ 1.64 +26¢ 7 7 0
Alaska $ 1.26 $ 1.91 +65¢ 14 3 -11
Arizona $ 1.17 $ 1.21 +3¢ 19 22 3
Arkansas $ 1.28 $ 1.55 +27¢ 13 10 -3
California $ 0.93 $ 0.76 -16¢ 38 45 7
Colorado $ 1.06 $ 0.78 -28¢ 26 42 16
Connecticut $ 0.68 $ 0.65 -2¢ 49 49 0
Delaware $ 0.72 $ 0.85 +13¢ 48 41 -7
Florida $ 1.08 $ 1.01 -7¢ 24 33 9
Georgia $ 1.00 $ 1.01 +1¢ 32 32 0
Hawaii $ 1.14 $ 1.57 +43¢ 21 9 -12
Idaho $ 1.25 $ 1.31 +6¢ 16 18 2
Illinois $ 0.72 $ 0.77 +4¢ 47 44 -3
Indiana $ 0.83 $ 1.00 +17¢ 41 34 -7
Iowa $ 1.05 $ 1.23 +18¢ 28 20 -8
Kansas $ 1.05 $ 1.13 +8¢ 27 25 -2
Kentucky $ 1.20 $ 1.50 +29¢ 18 13 -5
Louisiana $ 1.29 $ 1.48 +19¢ 11 14 3
Maine $ 1.48 $ 1.34 -14¢ 4 16 12
Maryland $ 1.25 $ 1.22 -3¢ 15 21 6
Massachusetts $ 1.01 $ 0.75 -27¢ 31 46 15
Michigan $ 0.83 $ 0.88 +6¢ 42 38 -4
Minnesota $ 0.77 $ 0.77 -1¢ 44 43 -1
Missisippi $ 1.84 $ 1.89 +5¢ 2 4 2
Missouri $ 1.25 $ 1.34 +9¢ 17 17 0
Montana $ 1.46 $ 1.67 +21¢ 5 6 1
Nebraska $ 1.07 $ 1.19 +12¢ 25 23 -2
Nevada $ 0.74 $ 0.74 45 47 2
New Hampshire $ 0.74 $ 0.66 -8¢ 46 48 2
New Jersey $ 0.66 $ 0.62 -3¢ 50 50 0
New Mexico $ 2.08 $ 2.37 +29¢ 1 1 0
New York $ 0.86 $ 0.85 -1¢ 40 40 0
North Carolina $ 0.95 $ 1.07 +13¢ 33 29 -4
North Dakota $ 1.54 $ 2.07 +53¢ 3 2 -1
Ohio $ 0.94 $ 1.03 +9¢ 34 31 -3
Oklahoma $ 1.30 $ 1.52 +22¢ 10 11 1
Oregon $ 0.94 $ 0.98 +4¢ 36 35 -1
Pennsylvania $ 1.02 $ 1.09 +7¢ 30 27 -3
Rhode Island $ 1.10 $ 1.08 -2¢ 23 28 5
South Carolina $ 1.29 $ 1.34 +5¢ 12 15 3
South Dakota $ 1.31 $ 1.61 +30¢ 9 8 -1
Tennessee $ 1.11 $ 1.26 +15¢ 22 19 -3
Texas $ 0.93 $ 0.92 37 36 -1
Utah $ 1.17 $ 1.14 -3¢ 20 24 4
Vermont $ 0.94 $ 1.13 +19¢ 35 26 -9
Virginia $ 1.39 $ 1.50 +11¢ 8 12 4
Washington $ 0.89 $ 0.87 -2¢ 39 39 0
West Virginia $ 1.44 $ 1.82 +38¢ 6 5 -1
Wisconsin $ 0.82 $ 0.88 +7¢ 43 37 -6
Wyoming $ 1.02 $ 1.06 +4¢ 29 30 1
District of Columbia $ 5.86 $ 6.44 +58¢      
Source: Census Bureau; Tax Foundation’s “State-by-State Tax Burden Allocation Model.”