States Getting the Most and Least From Uncle Sam

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1. Virginia
> Net federal funding: $10,301 per resident
> Total revenue from fed. gov.: $176.8 billion (5th most)
> SNAP benefit recipiency: 8.1% (8th lowest)
> Median household income: $71,535 (9th highest)

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2. Kentucky
> Net federal funding: $9,145 per resident
> Total revenue from fed. gov.: $70.8 billion (19th most)
> SNAP benefit recipiency: 14.1% (8th highest)
> Median household income: $48,375 (7th lowest)

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3. New Mexico
> Net federal funding: $8,692 per resident
> Total revenue from fed. gov.: $31.7 billion (19th least)
> SNAP benefit recipiency: 17.4% (the highest)
> Median household income: $46,744 (5th lowest)

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4. West Virginia
> Net federal funding: $7,283 per resident
> Total revenue from fed. gov.: $24.6 billion (15th least)
> SNAP benefit recipiency: 16.8% (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $43,469 (the lowest)

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5. Alaska
> Net federal funding: $7,048 per resident
> Total revenue from fed. gov.: $13.0 billion (8th least)
> SNAP benefit recipiency: 10.8% (tied – 22nd lowest)
> Median household income: $73,181 (7th highest)