Special Report

Most & Least Federally Dependent States

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35. Texas
> Wallethub score: 32.05
> State residents’ dependency score: 40 — 11th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 28 — 23rd lowest
> 2019 population: 28,995,881

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34. Florida
> Wallethub score: 32.24
> State residents’ dependency score: 30 — 21st lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 34 — 17th lowest
> 2019 population: 21,477,737

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33. Hawaii
> Wallethub score: 32.55
> State residents’ dependency score: 9 — 9th highest
> State government’s dependency score: 48 — 3rd lowest
> 2019 population: 1,415,872

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32. Ohio
> Wallethub score: 33.96
> State residents’ dependency score: 45 — 6th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 16 — 16th highest
> 2019 population: 11,689,100

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31. Nevada
> Wallethub score: 35.23
> State residents’ dependency score: 32 — 19th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 25 — 25th highest
> 2019 population: 3,080,156