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Compare state and local revenues for the 50 states against state growth and population.

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Comparison of State and Local Government Revenue
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2017  +1yr +4yr
Amounts in percent GDP

State State
State and
 Alabama1.78%-0.03%1.75%$219.542.4%4.9 more
 Alaska5.39%0.13%5.52%$51.261.6%0.7 more
 Arizona3.65%0.18%3.83%$311.812.1%7.0 more
 Arkansas4.89%0.04%4.93%$130.492.3%3.0 more
 California5.25%1.43%6.68%$2,702.333.3%39.5 more
 Colorado3.40%0.24%3.64%$337.613.1%5.6 more
 Connecticut1.85%0.64%2.49%$277.152.0%3.6 more
 Delaware2.59%0.18%2.78%$73.552.5%1.0 more
 District of Columbia0.14%1.67%1.81%$133.862.7%0.7 more
 Florida3.35%0.47%3.82%$969.472.9%21.0 more
 Georgia3.10%0.31%3.41%$541.282.7%10.4 more
 Hawaii5.10%0.73%5.84%$86.492.4%1.4 more
 Idaho4.76%-0.02%4.75%$69.862.5%1.7 more
 Illinois3.32%1.04%4.36%$841.342.6%12.8 more
 Indiana1.86%-0.04%1.82%$362.792.4%6.7 more
 Iowa3.86%0.04%3.90%$184.762.1%3.1 more
 Kansas2.71%0.21%2.92%$155.191.9%2.9 more
 Kentucky3.50%0.01%3.51%$208.952.2%4.4 more
 Louisiana3.80%0.16%3.96%$251.532.4%4.7 more
 Maine4.48%0.61%5.09%$60.541.9%1.3 more
 Maryland2.48%0.70%3.19%$392.892.3%6.0 more
 Massachusetts2.65%0.86%3.51%$517.752.5%6.8 more
 Michigan3.13%0.93%4.06%$505.872.3%9.9 more
 Minnesota4.22%0.11%4.32%$360.352.6%5.6 more
 Mississippi5.75%0.91%6.65%$113.732.1%3.0 more
 Missouri4.55%0.38%4.93%$315.872.3%6.1 more
 Montana6.88%0.94%7.82%$49.123.0%1.1 more
 Nebraska2.24%0.51%2.75%$122.112.5%1.9 more
 Nevada6.50%1.61%8.11%$154.772.8%3.0 more
 New Hampshire2.70%0.09%2.79%$77.852.1%1.3 more
 New Jersey1.10%-0.03%1.06%$615.232.4%9.0 more
 New Mexico6.04%0.89%6.93%$94.002.1%2.1 more
 New York3.77%2.09%5.86%$1,557.582.3%19.7 more
 North Carolina3.16%-0.01%3.15%$546.582.8%10.3 more
 North Dakota2.49%0.34%2.83%$54.511.1%0.8 more
 Ohio6.13%0.11%6.24%$652.972.4%11.6 more
 Oklahoma4.30%0.32%4.61%$180.362.3%3.9 more
 Oregon6.54%0.21%6.75%$237.053.3%4.2 more
 Pennsylvania2.66%0.54%3.20%$734.722.4%12.8 more
 Rhode Island3.41%0.25%3.66%$61.412.2%1.1 more
 South Carolina3.81%-0.01%3.80%$216.402.5%5.0 more
 South Dakota4.89%0.22%5.11%$49.702.4%0.9 more
 Tennessee1.66%0.62%2.28%$341.992.5%6.7 more
 Texas2.73%0.37%3.10%$1,640.543.2%28.3 more
 All states combined3.64%0.68%4.32%$19,302.802.7%325.4 more
 Utah3.21%0.16%3.37%$160.023.0%3.1 more
 Vermont2.59%0.18%2.78%$32.411.9%0.6 more
 Virginia2.68%0.48%3.16%$517.732.3%8.5 more
 Washington4.21%0.44%4.65%$483.922.8%7.4 more
 West Virginia4.55%0.05%4.60%$76.281.8%1.8 more
 Wisconsin5.47%0.45%5.92%$331.342.4%5.8 more
 Wyoming3.98%-0.09%3.88%$38.502.0%0.6 more
Notes: guesstimated1 estimated

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 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported revenue forward to future years

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Data Sources for 2017:

GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported revenue forward to future years

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FY18 Budget Blueprint Released

On March 16, 2018 the Trump administration issued a Budget Blueprint outlining proposed changes to "discretionary" spending for Fiscal Year 2018. The following table shows the major changes to Budget Authority in excess of $2 billion per agency.

AgencyFY18 Change
in $ billion
Health and
Human Services
State and Intl Aid-10.9

Because usgovernmentspending spending data is based on Historical Table 3.2, it shows spending by function rather than by agency. Until Table 3.2 is published in the final version of the FY18 budget we cannot exactly predict how the Table 3.2 numbers will change at the subfunction level.

But we have applied the Budget Blueprint budget authority changes into the budgeted FY18 outlays by guessing the application of agency level changes to subfunction changes to give a rough feeling of what the Trump changes look like. You can check out what is going on here or here.

The numbers will change when the final FY18 federal budget numbers come out.

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