Special Report

States With The Biggest And Smallest Governments

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40. Michigan
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $3,895
> Total GDP per capita: $46,858 (14th lowest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 12.5% of workforce (10th lowest)
> Median household income: $54,909 (18th lowest)

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39. West Virginia
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $3,912
> Total GDP per capita: $39,495 (3rd lowest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 17.3% of workforce (6th highest)
> Median household income: $43,469 (the lowest)

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38. Maine
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $3,965
> Total GDP per capita: $42,356 (9th lowest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 13.4% of workforce (21st lowest)
> Median household income: $56,277 (20th lowest)

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37. Louisiana
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $3,991
> Total GDP per capita: $49,606 (21st lowest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 14.9% of workforce (18th highest)
> Median household income: $46,145 (4th lowest)

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36. Mississippi
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $4,027
> Total GDP per capita: $34,029 (the lowest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 18.6% of workforce (3rd highest)
> Median household income: $43,529 (2nd lowest)

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