Metropolitan Policy Program

Counting for Dollars: States and District of Columbia

Table 1: Federal Assistance Distributed on the Basis of Census-Related Statistics, 50 States And the District of Columbia, Fiscal Year 2008

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State Total Program Expenditures Rank Per Capita Expenditures Rank
United States  $446,662,221,261    $1,469.00  
Alabama  $5,808,342,004 24  $1,245.92 36
Alaska  $1,766,982,469 44  $2,574.68 3
Arizona  $8,581,894,728 15  $1,320.25 28
Arkansas  $4,541,020,980 29  $1,590.33 22
California  $63,587,774,371 1  $1,729.97 15
Colorado  $4,397,439,027 31  $890.27 49
Connecticut  $5,627,356,077 25  $1,607.24 19
Delaware  $1,145,792,280 49  $1,312.34 30
District of Columbia  $2,755,612,462 37  $4,656.06 1
Florida  $16,529,699,587 5  $901.87 48
Georgia  $12,635,503,634 11  $1,304.55 31
Hawaii  $1,521,040,766 46  $1,180.75 39
Idaho  $1,867,943,596 42  $1,225.83 38
Illinois  $19,109,784,923 4  $1,481.20 24
Indiana  $7,419,533,958 19  $1,163.52 41
Iowa  $3,805,998,939 32  $1,267.59 35
Kansas  $3,041,917,559 36  $1,085.57 46
Kentucky  $7,926,279,088 17  $1,856.60 11
Louisiana  $8,948,181,613 14  $2,028.70 6
Maine  $2,532,354,408 39  $1,923.61 8
Maryland  $6,399,545,853 22  $1,135.96 43
Massachusetts  $13,790,803,911 10  $2,122.33 5
Michigan  $ 16,062,766,249 7  $1,605.73 20
Minnesota  $7,297,443,406 20  $1,397.87 26
Mississippi  $5,584,088,732 26  $1,900.24 10
Missouri  $8,398,373,134 16  $1,420.66 25
Montana  $1,631,410,507 45  $1,686.32 17
Nebraska  $3,094,005,774 35  $1,734.86 14
Nevada  $1,930,408,150 40  $742.42 51
New Hampshire  $1,467,196,178 47  $1,115.05 45
New Jersey  $14,441,031,917 9  $1,663.20 18
New Mexico  $3,804,225,608 33  $1,917.11 9
New York  $44,849,837,749 2  $2,301.14 4
North Carolina  $11,797,053,220 13  $1,279.17 33
North Dakota  $1,089,828,108 50  $1,698.93 16
Ohio  $14,745,639,652 8  $1,283.80 32
Oklahoma  $5,021,755,389 28  $1,378.71 27
Oregon  $4,459,930,809 30  $1,176.74 40
Pennsylvania  $16,416,111,034 6  $1,318.75 29
Rhode Island  $1,884,981,898 41  $1,793.87 12
South Carolina  $5,553,308,647 27  $1,239.63 37
South Dakota  $1,286,525,006 48  $1,599.77 21
Tennessee  $12,280,167,981 12  $1,975.93 7
Texas  $30,920,446,625 3  $1,271.04 34
Utah  $2,537,274,498 38  $927.22 47
Vermont  $1,785,325,775 43  $2,873.67 2
Virginia  $6,693,276,298 21  $861.53 50
Washington  $7,534,162,390 18  $1,150.39 42
West Virginia  $3,233,989,882 34  $1,782.34 13
Wisconsin  $6,305,853,248 23  $1,120.45 44
Wyoming  $815,001,164 51  $1,530.04 23



Table 2: Federal Assistance Distributed On the Basis Of Census-Related Statistics, As Percent Of All Federal Assistance

Note: Federal assistance includes grants, loans, guaranteed and insured loans, and direct payments

State Census-Guided Program Expenditures (All Assistance Types) % of Total Federal Assistance (All Types) Rank Census-Guided Program Expenditures (Grants Only) % of Total Federal Assistance (Grants Only) Rank
United States  $446,662,221,261 31.2% -  $419,811,875,589 74.7% -
Alabama  $5,808,342,004 28.8% 35  $5,238,521,050 74.1% 24
Alaska  $1,766,982,469 42.2% 2  $1,638,647,072 61.6% 47
Arizona  $8,581,894,728 28.9% 34  $8,194,532,856 79.9% 7
Arkansas  $4,541,020,980 34.1% 14  $4,090,999,863 81.4% 3
California  $63,587,774,371 38.3% 7  $62,050,771,785 75.8% 20
Colorado  $4,397,439,027 20.4% 49  $3,897,738,808 62.1% 46
Connecticut  $5,627,356,077 33.1% 17  $5,359,953,831 72.7% 27
Delaware  $1,145,792,280 30.3% 30  $1,049,102,552 73.4% 26
District of Columbia  $2,755,612,462 33.0% 18  $2,665,084,698 46.6% 51
Florida  $16,529,699,587 22.7% 46  $15,663,209,498 77.9% 17
Georgia  $12,635,503,634 32.2% 21  $11,302,519,686 77.9% 18
Hawaii  $1,521,040,766 35.4% 10  $1,445,740,863 64.3% 44
Idaho  $1,867,943,596 31.9% 25  $1,649,626,020 78.0% 16
Illinois  $19,109,784,923 33.2% 16  $18,052,764,743 79.6% 8
Indiana  $7,419,533,958 27.0% 37  $6,955,305,954 78.7% 13
Iowa  $3,805,998,939 25.4% 41  $3,349,749,951 66.5% 39
Kansas  $3,041,917,559 24.8% 42  $2,747,949,114 64.5% 43
Kentucky  $7,926,279,088 25.7% 40  $6,673,918,577 80.9% 4
Louisiana  $8,948,181,613 35.3% 11  $8,127,481,678 66.2% 41
Maine  $2,532,354,408 41.5% 4  $2,282,304,104 78.1% 15
Maryland  $6,399,545,853 21.1% 48  $5,956,298,288 57.9% 50
Massachusetts  $13,790,803,911 32.6% 20  $13,035,960,833 64.1% 45
Michigan  $16,062,766,249 34.1% 13  $15,190,490,194 79.3% 9
Minnesota  $7,297,443,406 31.3% 28  $6,643,031,368 72.2% 29
Mississippi  $5,584,088,732 37.1% 9  $5,008,708,566 74.3% 23
Missouri  $8,398,373,134 29.5% 33  $7,758,857,607 75.1% 21
Montana  $1,631,410,507 32.0% 24  $1,418,370,647 67.2% 38
Nebraska  $3,094,005,774 27.5% 36  $2,932,370,744 78.9% 11
Nevada  $1,930,408,150 20.4% 50  $1,854,588,544 72.7% 28
New Hampshire  $1,467,196,178 32.0% 22  $1,312,826,080 71.0% 32
New Jersey  $14,441,031,917 34.5% 12  $13,805,347,205 85.4% 1
New Mexico  $3,804,225,608 40.3% 5  $3,653,680,872 74.8% 22
New York  $44,849,837,749 41.9% 3  $42,795,809,532 78.8% 12
North Carolina  $11,797,053,220 31.8% 26  $10,789,132,137 71.3% 31
North Dakota  $1,089,828,108 22.9% 45  $993,327,263 60.9% 48
Ohio  $14,745,639,652 29.9% 32  $13,730,517,992 77.5% 19
Oklahoma  $5,021,755,389 30.8% 29  $4,575,312,723 73.9% 25
Oregon  $4,459,930,809 30.0% 31  $4,100,551,718 67.3% 37
Pennsylvania  $16,416,111,034 26.1% 39  $15,578,861,542 72.1% 30
Rhode Island  $1,884,981,898 32.0% 23  $1,714,212,686 70.5% 33
South Carolina  $5,553,308,647 33.4% 15  $5,072,543,022 79.2% 10
South Dakota  $1,286,525,006 21.5% 47  $1,071,249,477 60.2% 49
Tennessee  $12,280,167,981 39.0% 6  $11,530,936,551 83.0% 2
Texas  $30,920,446,625 31.7% 27  $29,927,255,414 78.4% 14
Utah  $2,537,274,498 23.0% 44  $2,335,269,035 69.8% 36
Vermont  $1,785,325,775 48.8% 1  $1,680,922,411 80.3% 6
Virginia  $6,693,276,298 18.6% 51  $6,114,135,511 70.4% 34
Washington  $7,534,162,390 26.6% 38  $7,147,994,727 65.1% 42
West Virginia  $3,233,989,882 37.9% 8  $2,972,390,780 80.6% 5
Wisconsin  $6,305,853,248 23.4% 43  $5,915,556,901 70.4% 35
Wyoming  $815,001,164 32.6% 19  $759,442,516 66.3% 40