Pennsylvania 28th Most Reliant State On Federal Aid

“Pennsylvania finished 28th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

What the state received in funding from the federal government amounted to 32.6 percent of Pennsylvania’s general revenues, which include all tax revenues but not such items as investment income from state retirement funds or revenue received for providing utility services, according to the analysis.”

Read more: By the numbers: Pennsylvania ranks 28th most reliant on federal aid

State% of Federal AidRanking (Most to Least
Mississippi43%1
Louisiana43%2
New Mexico41%3
Arizona41%4
Kentucky41%5
Montana41%6
Tennessee39%7
Wyoming38%8
Alaska37%9
Missouri37%10
Alabama37%11
West Virginia37%12
Arkansas36%13
Indiana36%14
Oregon36%15
Ohio35%16
Vermont35%17
Georgia34%18
Maine34%19
South Dakota34%20
Oklahoma34%21
New York34%22
Michigan34%23
Florida34%24
Texas34%25
Rhode Island33%26
Idaho33%27
Pennsylvania33%28
California32%29
New Hampshire32%30
Iowa31%31
Nevada31%32
South Carolina31%33
North Carolina31%34
Colorado31%35
Nebraska31%36
Maryland30%37
Washington30%38
Massachusetts30%39
Illinois30%40
New Jersey28%41
Connecticut28%42
Delaware27%43
Minnesota27%44
Wisconsin26%45
Utah26%46
North Dakota24%47
Kansas23%48
Hawaii23%49
Virginia21%50

Source: Tax Foundation; U.S. Census Bureau