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Table 106.50. Direct general expenditures of state and local governments per capita for all functions and for education, by level of education and state: 2015-16 and 2016-17
[Amounts in current dollars]
State Direct general
expenditures, 2015-16
Direct general expenditures, 2016-17
Total
amount
per
capita1
For education Total
amount
per
capita1
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 $9,169 $3,013 32.9 $9,450 $3,108 32.9 $2,032 21.5 $912 9.7 $164 1.7
Alabama 8,263 2,797 33.8 8,517 2,886 33.9 1,611 18.9 1,049 12.3 226 2.7
Alaska 18,400 4,778 26.0 17,200 4,433 25.8 3,173 18.4 1,146 6.7 115 0.7
Arizona 6,606 2,095 31.7 6,843 2,145 31.3 1,170 17.1 859 12.6 115 1.7
Arkansas 7,959 2,796 35.1 8,231 2,769 33.6 1,710 20.8 878 10.7 181 2.2
California 11,359 3,183 28.0 11,572 3,334 28.8 2,118 18.3 1,054 9.1 162 1.4

Colorado
8,555 2,948 34.5 8,966 3,102 34.6 1,773 19.8 1,150 12.8 180 2.0
Connecticut 9,719 3,812 39.2 9,491 3,773 39.8 2,619 27.6 951 10.0 202 2.1
Delaware 10,474 3,876 37.0 11,170 4,164 37.3 2,145 19.2 1,519 13.6 501 4.5
District of Columbia 18,621 4,033 21.7 19,075 4,183 21.9 4,004 21.0 179 0.9 0 0.0
Florida 7,054 2,013 28.5 7,350 2,041 27.8 1,352 18.4 525 7.1 163 2.2

Georgia
6,669 2,594 38.9 6,873 2,696 39.2 1,909 27.8 578 8.4 210 3.0
Hawaii 9,603 2,375 24.7 9,833 2,394 24.3 1,452 14.8 847 8.6 94 1.0
Idaho 6,544 1,995 30.5 6,771 2,074 30.6 1,283 19.0 656 9.7 135 2.0
Illinois 8,695 2,933 33.7 9,174 2,958 32.2 2,081 22.7 720 7.8 158 1.7
Indiana 7,814 2,636 33.7 7,964 2,677 33.6 1,535 19.3 965 12.1 176 2.2

Iowa
9,761 3,515 36.0 9,871 3,523 35.7 2,127 21.5 1,231 12.5 165 1.7
Kansas 8,660 3,226 37.3 9,258 3,373 36.4 2,072 22.4 1,200 13.0 101 1.1
Kentucky 8,769 2,828 32.2 8,850 2,892 32.7 1,645 18.6 1,006 11.4 241 2.7
Louisiana 8,682 2,631 30.3 9,145 2,644 28.9 1,731 18.9 745 8.1 169 1.8
Maine 8,536 2,567 30.1 8,706 2,659 30.5 1,919 22.0 586 6.7 154 1.8

Maryland
9,761 3,338 34.2 10,048 3,454 34.4 2,274 22.6 1,042 10.4 138 1.4
Massachusetts 11,031 3,219 29.2 11,309 3,376 29.9 2,367 20.9 808 7.1 201 1.8
Michigan 8,304 3,015 36.3 8,531 3,082 36.1 1,748 20.5 1,189 13.9 145 1.7
Minnesota 10,245 3,304 32.2 10,604 3,542 33.4 2,336 22.0 1,023 9.6 183 1.7
Mississippi 8,645 2,769 32.0 8,752 2,737 31.3 1,546 17.7 1,011 11.5 180 2.1

Missouri
7,546 2,478 32.8 7,723 2,510 32.5 1,709 22.1 652 8.4 150 1.9
Montana 8,365 2,767 33.1 8,972 2,795 31.2 1,771 19.7 924 10.3 101 1.1
Nebraska 9,002 3,777 42.0 9,184 3,823 41.6 2,457 26.8 1,234 13.4 132 1.4
Nevada 6,951 2,086 30.0 7,390 2,248 30.4 1,560 21.1 505 6.8 184 2.5
New Hampshire 8,040 3,077 38.3 8,228 3,084 37.5 2,203 26.8 697 8.5 184 2.2

New Jersey
10,448 4,093 39.2 10,485 4,150 39.6 3,069 29.3 839 8.0 242 2.3
New Mexico 10,467 3,189 30.5 10,215 3,257 31.9 1,775 17.4 1,281 12.5 201 2.0
New York 13,704 4,203 30.7 14,382 4,347 30.2 3,517 24.5 724 5.0 106 0.7
North Carolina 7,762 2,541 32.7 7,850 2,642 33.7 1,465 18.7 991 12.6 186 2.4
North Dakota 12,576 4,269 34.0 12,846 4,032 31.4 2,394 18.6 1,474 11.5 164 1.3

Ohio
8,861 2,931 33.1 9,204 3,064 33.3 2,088 22.7 846 9.2 130 1.4
Oklahoma 7,467 2,688 36.0 7,461 2,664 35.7 1,463 19.6 1,044 14.0 157 2.1
Oregon 10,646 3,271 30.7 10,815 3,290 30.4 1,830 16.9 1,153 10.7 307 2.8
Pennsylvania 9,567 3,250 34.0 10,104 3,394 33.6 2,310 22.9 867 8.6 217 2.1
Rhode Island 10,048 3,160 31.5 10,310 3,269 31.7 2,378 23.1 656 6.4 235 2.3

South Carolina
8,220 2,886 35.1 8,614 2,999 34.8 1,796 20.9 885 10.3 318 3.7
South Dakota 8,101 2,844 35.1 8,095 2,778 34.3 1,734 21.4 858 10.6 186 2.3
Tennessee 6,778 2,094 30.9 6,918 2,163 31.3 1,459 21.1 559 8.1 145 2.1
Texas 7,682 2,986 38.9 7,990 3,162 39.6 1,996 25.0 1,079 13.5 87 1.1
Utah 7,870 3,134 39.8 8,384 3,208 38.3 1,652 19.7 1,475 17.6 82 1.0

Vermont
11,595 4,413 38.1 11,778 4,548 38.6 2,644 22.5 1,430 12.1 473 4.0
Virginia 8,475 3,038 35.8 8,707 3,185 36.6 2,082 23.9 969 11.1 135 1.5
Washington 9,641 3,203 33.2 10,040 3,313 33.0 2,122 21.1 1,006 10.0 186 1.9
West Virginia 8,862 2,927 33.0 9,012 2,969 32.9 1,706 18.9 974 10.8 288 3.2
Wisconsin 8,849 3,133 35.4 9,291 3,152 33.9 1,960 21.1 1,080 11.6 112 1.2
Wyoming 15,540 5,389 34.7 15,354 5,296 34.5 3,298 21.5 1,574 10.2 424 2.8
1 Includes state and local government expenditures for education and public libraries, social services and income maintenance, transportation, public safety, environment and housing, governmental administration, interest on general debt, and other direct 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. Does not include expenditures for public libraries.
NOTE: Per capita amounts for 2016-17 are based on population estimates for July 2017. Per capita amounts for 2015-16 are based on the latest population estimates for July 2016 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 April 15, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/datasets/2016/econ/local/public-use-datasets.html; and Population Estimates, retrieved June 15, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-total.html#par_textimage_1574439295. (This table was prepared June 2020.)

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