Special Report

Most & Least Federally Dependent States

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50. Kansas
> Wallethub score: 10.62
> State residents’ dependency score: 39 — 12th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 49 — 2nd lowest
> 2019 population: 2,913,314

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49. New Jersey
> Wallethub score: 13.68
> State residents’ dependency score: 49 — 2nd lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 42 — 9th lowest
> 2019 population: 8,882,190

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48. Delaware
> Wallethub score: 15.66
> State residents’ dependency score: 50 — the lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 40 — 11th lowest
> 2019 population: 973,764

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47. Utah
> Wallethub score: 19.42
> State residents’ dependency score: 36 — 15th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 44 — 7th lowest
> 2019 population: 3,205,958

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46. Iowa
> Wallethub score: 20.53
> State residents’ dependency score: 31 — 20th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 45 — 6th lowest
> 2019 population: 3,155,070