Amt. per Capita: $7,434.65
Percent of U.S. Population: 0.91%
Percent of U.S. Funds Per Person: 0.65%
Utah is second from the bottom with federal expenditures of $7,434. Defense spending in the state is below the national average. Social security payments per person are also among the lowest of all states. The percent of the population under 18 is 31% compared to the national average of 24%. People over 65 represent 9% of Utah’s population against a national average of 12%.
Amt. per Capita: $8,537.55
Percent of U.S. Population: 3.20%
Percent of U.S. Funds Per Person: 2.63%
Georgia is third at $8,538 per person. The state ranks well below average in defense spending, Medicare, Medicaid. and Social Security.
Amt. per Capita: $8,676.32
Percent of U.S. Population: 1.72%
Percent of U.S. Funds Per Person: 1.43%
Minnesota is fourth from the bottom among states with expenditures per person of $8,676. While about average across most categories, defense spending in the northern tier state is almost non-existent.
Oregon’s expenditure per capita from the federal government is $8,781. The reason is that the state gets almost no money from the federal government for defense.
Amt. per Capita: $8,781.11
Percent of U.S. Population: 1.25%
Percent of U.S. Funds Per Person: 1.05%
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