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Table 32. Direct general expenditures per capita of state and local governments for all functions and for education, by level of education and state: 2008-09 and 2009-10
  Direct general expenditures,1 2008-09 Direct general expenditures,1 2009-10
State Total amount
per capita
For education Total amount
per capita
For education
All education Elementary and secondary education Colleges and universities Other education2
Amount
per capita
As a percent
of all functions
Amount
per capita
As a percent
of all functions
Amount
per capita
As a percent
 of all functions
Amount
per capita
As a percent
of all functions
Amount
per capita
As a percent
of all functions
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States $8,131 $2,776 34.1 $8,205 $2,780 33.9 $1,856 22.6 $785 9.6 $140 1.7
Alabama 7,425 2,847 38.3 7,378 2,762 37.4 1,609 21.8 993 13.5 161 2.2
Alaska 18,619 4,564 24.5 17,825 4,501 25.3 3,323 18.6 1,018 5.7 160 0.9
Arizona 6,678 2,122 31.8 6,729 2,095 31.1 1,299 19.3 687 10.2 108 1.6
Arkansas 6,249 2,553 40.9 6,702 2,716 40.5 1,787 26.7 789 11.8 140 2.1
California 9,254 2,813 30.4 9,112 2,745 30.1 1,749 19.2 866 9.5 130 1.4
                         
Colorado 7,675 2,538 33.1 7,994 2,611 32.7 1,664 20.8 857 10.7 90 1.1
Connecticut 9,065 3,270 36.1 8,899 3,161 35.5 2,326 26.1 676 7.6 159 1.8
Delaware 9,250 3,314 35.8 9,309 3,330 35.8 1,927 20.7 1,141 12.3 262 2.8
District of Columbia 16,906 3,697 21.9 17,822 3,934 22.1 3,677 20.6 258 1.4 0 0.0
Florida 7,465 2,127 28.5 7,253 2,034 28.0 1,409 19.4 484 6.7 141 1.9
                         
Georgia 6,556 2,628 40.1 6,609 2,570 38.9 1,802 27.3 564 8.5 204 3.1
Hawaii 9,725 2,747 28.2 8,964 2,387 26.6 1,536 17.1 800 8.9 51 0.6
Idaho 6,663 2,137 32.1 6,578 2,100 31.9 1,293 19.7 702 10.7 105 1.6
Illinois 7,893 2,680 34.0 8,059 2,706 33.6 1,908 23.7 674 8.4 125 1.6
Indiana 7,004 2,517 35.9 6,937 2,550 36.8 1,558 22.5 839 12.1 153 2.2
                         
Iowa 8,304 3,069 37.0 8,390 3,042 36.3 1,846 22.0 1,063 12.7 133 1.6
Kansas 8,091 2,989 36.9 8,020 2,989 37.3 1,943 24.2 952 11.9 94 1.2
Kentucky 7,068 2,485 35.2 7,325 2,587 35.3 1,518 20.7 859 11.7 209 2.9
Louisiana 9,503 2,721 28.6 9,437 2,651 28.1 1,767 18.7 697 7.4 187 2.0
Maine 8,224 2,487 30.2 8,328 2,581 31.0 1,852 22.2 563 6.8 166 2.0
                         
Maryland 8,452 3,058 36.2 8,596 3,140 36.5 2,098 24.4 926 10.8 117 1.4
Massachusetts 8,996 2,777 30.9 9,078 2,764 30.4 1,971 21.7 635 7.0 158 1.7
Michigan 7,309 2,822 38.6 7,477 2,944 39.4 1,815 24.3 1,022 13.7 107 1.4
Minnesota 8,862 3,031 34.2 8,848 2,887 32.6 1,868 21.1 824 9.3 195 2.2
Mississippi 7,832 2,512 32.1 7,964 2,524 31.7 1,493 18.7 903 11.3 128 1.6
                         
Missouri 6,891 2,396 34.8 6,975 2,365 33.9 1,627 23.3 616 8.8 122 1.8
Montana 7,614 2,633 34.6 8,106 2,612 32.2 1,626 20.1 820 10.1 166 2.0
Nebraska 7,803 3,052 39.1 7,989 3,128 39.2 1,983 24.8 1,009 12.6 136 1.7
Nevada 7,116 2,205 31.0 6,573 2,054 31.2 1,479 22.5 485 7.4 89 1.4
New Hampshire 7,067 2,632 37.2 7,530 2,716 36.1 1,991 26.4 613 8.1 112 1.5
                         
New Jersey 9,375 3,628 38.7 9,400 3,610 38.4 2,809 29.9 629 6.7 171 1.8
New Mexico 9,365 3,313 35.4 9,420 3,162 33.6 1,814 19.3 1,180 12.5 168 1.8
New York 11,362 3,528 31.0 11,927 3,654 30.6 2,877 24.1 669 5.6 108 0.9
North Carolina 7,034 2,513 35.7 6,917 2,480 35.9 1,456 21.1 927 13.4 97 1.4
North Dakota 8,383 2,952 35.2 8,900 3,203 36.0 1,769 19.9 1,285 14.4 149 1.7
                         
Ohio 7,687 2,724 35.4 7,848 2,844 36.2 1,892 24.1 712 9.1 240 3.1
Oklahoma 6,949 2,600 37.4 7,077 2,720 38.4 1,592 22.5 988 14.0 140 2.0
Oregon 8,001 2,769 34.6 8,121 2,716 33.5 1,588 19.6 1,022 12.6 107 1.3
Pennsylvania 8,053 2,737 34.0 8,316 2,763 33.2 1,936 23.3 669 8.0 157 1.9
Rhode Island 8,481 2,783 32.8 8,673 2,876 33.2 2,076 23.9 574 6.6 225 2.6
                         
South Carolina 7,541 2,738 36.3 7,550 2,653 35.1 1,710 22.6 694 9.2 250 3.3
South Dakota 7,106 2,371 33.4 7,381 2,481 33.6 1,516 20.5 834 11.3 131 1.8
Tennessee 6,384 2,018 31.6 6,427 2,010 31.3 1,358 21.1 526 8.2 126 2.0
Texas 7,015 2,850 40.6 7,248 2,954 40.8 1,927 26.6 940 13.0 86 1.2
Utah 7,074 2,814 39.8 7,083 2,657 37.5 1,438 20.3 1,106 15.6 113 1.6
                         
Vermont 9,126 3,657 40.1 9,403 3,748 39.9 2,353 25.0 1,139 12.1 255 2.7
Virginia 7,456 2,909 39.0 7,499 2,907 38.8 1,933 25.8 845 11.3 128 1.7
Washington 8,547 2,863 33.5 8,423 2,722 32.3 1,685 20.0 829 9.8 207 2.5
West Virginia 7,243 2,689 37.1 7,398 2,838 38.4 1,732 23.4 816 11.0 289 3.9
Wisconsin 7,916 2,857 36.1 8,091 2,952 36.5 1,861 23.0 991 12.2 100 1.2
Wyoming 13,763 4,509 32.8 13,465 4,369 32.4 2,980 22.1 1,185 8.8 204 1.5
1 Includes state and local government expenditures for education services, social services and income maintenance, transportation, public safety, environment and housing, governmental administration, interest on general debt, and other general expenditures.
2 Includes assistance and subsidies to individuals, private elementary and secondary schools, and private colleges and universities, as well as miscellaneous education expenditures.
NOTE: Per capita amounts for 2009-10 are based on population estimates for July 2010. Per capita amounts for 2008-09 are based on the latest population estimates for July 2009 and have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Governmental Finances, retrieved October 25, 2012, from http://www.census.gov/govs/estimate/; and GCT-T1 Population Estimates, retrieved October 26, 2012, from http://www.census.gov/popest/data/national/totals/2011/index.html. (This table was prepared October 2012).
                         
                         
                         
 
                         
                         
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