Special Report

Most & Least Federally Dependent States

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25. Georgia
> Wallethub score: 37.31
> State residents’ dependency score: 33 — 18th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 19 — 19th highest
> 2019 population: 10,617,423

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24. Oregon
> Wallethub score: 37.38
> State residents’ dependency score: 26 — 25th lowest
> State government’s dependency score: 26 — 25th lowest
> 2019 population: 4,217,737

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23. Idaho
> Wallethub score: 37.74
> State residents’ dependency score: 21 — 21st highest
> State government’s dependency score: 33 — 18th lowest
> 2019 population: 1,787,065

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22. Oklahoma
> Wallethub score: 39.91
> State residents’ dependency score: 20 — 20th highest
> State government’s dependency score: 30 — 21st lowest
> 2019 population: 3,956,971

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21. South Dakota
> Wallethub score: 41.07
> State residents’ dependency score: 23 — 23rd highest
> State government’s dependency score: 21 — 21st highest
> 2019 population: 884,659