Special Report

States With The Biggest And Smallest Governments

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30. New Hampshire
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $4,129
> Total GDP per capita: $55,744 (19th highest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 11.8% of workforce (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $73,381 (6th highest)

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29. Montana
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $4,173
> Total GDP per capita: $42,173 (8th lowest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 16.1% of workforce (9th highest)
> Median household income: $53,386 (14th lowest)

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28. North Carolina
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $4,194
> Total GDP per capita: $47,778 (16th lowest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 14.4% of workforce (20th highest)
> Median household income: $52,752 (13th lowest)

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27. Texas
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $4,249
> Total GDP per capita: $58,417 (15th highest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 13.8% of workforce (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $59,206 (23rd highest)

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26. South Dakota
> State and local gov’t. GDP per capita: $4,253
> Total GDP per capita: $51,997 (23rd highest)
> State and local gov’t. employees: 15.4% of workforce (13th highest)
> Median household income: $56,521 (22nd lowest)

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