Special Report

Most & Least Federally Dependent States

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40. Minnesota
> Wallethub score: 25.66
> State residents’ dependency score: 25 — 25th highest
> State government’s dependency score: 41 — 10th lowest
> 2019 population: 5,639,632

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39. California
> Wallethub score: 27.93
> State residents’ dependency score: 44 — 7th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 31 — 20th lowest
> 2019 population: 39,512,223

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38. Nebraska
> Wallethub score: 27.93
> State residents’ dependency score: 43 — 8th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 32 — 19th lowest
> 2019 population: 1,934,408

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37. Colorado
> Wallethub score: 28.50
> State residents’ dependency score: 41 — 10th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 36 — 15th lowest
> 2019 population: 5,758,736

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36. New Hampshire
> Wallethub score: 32.03
> State residents’ dependency score: 37 — 14th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 29 — 22nd lowest
> 2019 population: 1,359,711