State & Local Government Finance

State & Local Government Finances by Level of Government and by State

(Dollar amounts are in thousands)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 Census of Governments: Finance. Data users who create their own estimates using data from this report should cite the U.S. Census Bureau as the source of the original data only. The data in this table are based on information from public records and contain no confidential data. The data in this table come from a census of state and local governments and are not subject to sampling error. Additional information on nonsampling error, response rates, and definitions may be found at:
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DescriptionState and Local StateLocal CountyMunicipalTownshipSpecial DistrictSchool District
Revenue, total 3,033,555,422 1,907,026,846 1,615,193,670 379,009,735523,780,61850,559,907205,634,230493,950,091
General revenue 2,598,043,128 1,630,034,675 1,456,673,547 368,756,681425,929,73447,898,347158,342,537493,487,159
Intergovernmental revenue, total 584,499,378 533,657,604 539,506,868 132,109,708110,748,0319,938,82751,826,549272,624,664
Intergovernmental revenue from federal 584,499,378 514,139,109 70,360,269 14,011,64823,642,410652,74926,643,2295,410,233
Intergovernmental revenue from state government 0 0 469,146,599 110,697,99977,425,7988,106,99312,873,351260,042,458
Intergovernmental revenue from local government 0 19,518,495 0 7,400,0619,679,8231,179,08512,309,9697,171,973
General revenue from own sources 2,013,543,750 1,096,377,071 917,166,679 236,646,973315,181,70337,959,520106,515,988220,862,495
Tax revenue, total 1,388,154,804 799,350,417 588,804,387 143,388,993197,586,14931,271,80627,725,892188,831,547
Property tax 446,099,195 13,110,672 432,988,523 102,850,679102,212,66128,834,37318,551,452180,539,358
Sales and gross receipts taxes 476,447,435 378,544,162 97,903,273 29,848,55355,197,634316,7367,717,1004,823,250
General sales tax 314,795,888 245,445,704 69,350,184 23,454,53134,065,9217,3707,376,8764,445,486
Selective sales tax 161,651,547 133,098,458 28,553,089 6,394,02221,131,713309,366340,224377,764
Motor fuel sales tax 41,447,220 40,139,259 1,307,961 924,519383,442000
Alcoholic beverage sales tax 6,492,927 5,963,492 529,435 179,779349,656000
Tobacco sales tax 17,605,937 17,189,314 416,623 179,093237,530000
Public utility sales tax 28,669,549 14,564,447 14,105,102 2,100,93811,464,196140,92221,282377,764
Other sales taxes 67,435,914 55,241,946 12,193,968 3,009,6938,696,889168,444318,9420
Individual income tax 307,334,718 280,693,192 26,641,526 5,152,28018,716,801834,20101,938,244
Corporate income tax 49,030,858 41,821,318 7,209,540 52,2507,157,290000
Motor vehicle license tax 24,384,657 22,631,173 1,753,484 1,056,865642,05011,41243,1570
Other miscellaneous taxes 84,857,941 62,549,900 22,308,041 4,428,36613,659,7131,275,0841,414,1831,530,695
Charges and Miscellaneous general revenue 625,388,946 297,026,654 328,362,292 93,257,980117,595,5546,687,71478,790,09632,030,948
General Charges, total 426,780,254 174,260,371 252,519,883 73,698,40586,984,1364,776,20467,156,43119,904,707
Education, current charges 114,894,583 90,378,461 24,516,122 3,406,255934,473270,726019,904,668
Institutions of higher education, current charges 99,163,546 89,227,546 9,936,000 2,055,859507,103007,373,038
School lunch sales 6,308,788 32,820 6,275,968 636,653216,459152,85205,270,004
Hospital charges 123,503,909 49,790,723 73,713,186 31,151,36010,132,88674,76232,354,1780
Highways, current charges 13,285,943 7,321,828 5,964,115 1,244,7062,327,14233,7762,358,4910
Airport charges 19,876,079 1,449,276 18,426,803 2,654,9678,944,22433,7616,793,8510
Parking facilities charges 2,573,747 20,474 2,553,273 102,2852,082,48147,229321,2780
Water transport and terminals charges 4,408,174 1,265,089 3,143,085 265,0981,338,2808,8721,530,8350
Natural resources, current charges 4,528,871 2,625,753 1,903,118 195,198352,9344,4441,350,50339
Parks and recreation charges 9,661,931 1,508,961 8,152,970 1,377,2464,660,958443,9441,670,8220
Housing and community development charges 6,216,471 626,449 5,590,022 367,6462,266,21127,7582,928,4070
Sewerage charges 47,275,757 625,464 46,650,293 5,771,26730,804,4192,200,1237,874,4840
Solid waste management charges 16,589,424 425,627 16,163,797 5,051,2619,217,515626,3401,268,6810
Other current charges 63,965,365 18,222,266 45,743,099 22,111,11613,922,6131,004,4698,704,9010
Miscellaneous general revenue 198,608,692 122,766,283 75,842,409 19,559,57530,611,4181,911,51011,633,66512,126,241
Interest earnings 50,912,895 32,749,575 18,163,320 5,502,1486,823,807262,1504,192,1181,383,097
Special assessments 7,401,616 24,278 7,377,338 1,461,3273,325,708269,4422,320,8610
Sale of property 3,435,439 966,998 2,468,441 475,850982,31169,065581,306359,909
Other general revenue 136,858,742 89,025,432 47,833,310 12,120,25019,479,5921,310,8534,539,38010,383,235
Utility revenue 151,735,218 13,626,445 138,108,773 5,662,80883,729,6012,244,00046,472,3640
Water supply charges 54,383,353 261,450 54,121,903 4,654,61033,503,7121,412,67514,550,9060
Electric power charges 75,959,471 9,991,214 65,968,257 249,24240,830,729815,04824,073,2380
Gas supply charges 6,887,642 9,033 6,878,609 37,4474,707,97514,1442,119,0430
Transit charges 14,504,752 3,364,748 11,140,004 721,5094,687,1852,1335,729,1770
Liquor store revenue 8,339,781 7,114,248 1,225,533 646,508579,025000
Insurance trust revenue, total 275,437,295 256,251,478 19,185,817 3,943,73813,542,258417,560819,329462,932
Insurance trust revenue -- Unemployment compensation 80,311,236 80,109,746 201,490 0201,490000
Insurance trust revenue -- Employee retirement 172,028,192 153,043,865 18,984,327 3,943,73813,340,768417,560819,329462,932
Insurance trust revenue -- Workers' compensation 15,526,364 15,526,364 0 00000
Other insurance trust revenue 7,571,503 7,571,503 0 00000
Expenditure, total 3,151,702,715 1,981,511,472 1,663,121,365 383,378,868544,193,07350,410,830206,923,601499,389,320
Intergovernmental expenditure, total 4,157,695 481,410,754 15,677,063 14,233,64114,991,3082,381,6293,511,6771,733,135
Direct expenditure 3,147,545,020 1,500,100,718 1,647,444,302 369,145,227529,201,76548,029,201203,411,924497,656,185
Direct General expenditure, current operations 2,294,750,946 987,086,001 1,307,664,945 302,545,948384,875,95840,239,580146,865,925433,137,534
Capital outlay, total 330,975,830 119,668,672 211,307,158 34,763,33084,902,9835,891,93539,595,12246,153,788
Construction expenditures, total 267,680,817 102,756,677 164,924,140 24,877,62467,038,1684,357,36332,126,02836,524,957
Other capital outlay expenditures 63,295,013 16,911,995 46,383,018 9,885,70617,864,8151,534,5727,469,0949,628,831
Assistance and subsidies 50,245,310 40,079,600 10,165,710 8,420,7901,736,9497,97100
Interest on debt, total 125,062,893 49,903,491 75,159,402 13,599,58528,361,2501,228,45715,191,92816,778,182
Insurance trust expenditures, total 346,510,041 303,362,954 43,147,087 9,815,57429,324,625661,2581,758,9491,586,681
Salaries and wages 842,474,298 251,330,412 591,143,886 123,461,728147,998,03017,380,65442,040,541260,262,933
Direct expenditure 3,147,545,020 1,500,100,718 1,647,444,302 369,145,227529,201,76548,029,201203,411,924497,656,185
Direct general expenditure, total 2,587,317,474 1,167,333,919 1,419,983,555 349,236,480400,743,38145,005,379128,928,811496,069,504
Direct General expenditure, capital outlay 285,133,018 114,955,101 170,177,917 32,528,07163,834,1985,431,47022,230,39046,153,788
Other direct general expenditures 2,302,184,456 1,052,378,818 1,249,805,638 316,708,409336,909,18339,573,909106,698,421449,915,716
Direct Education expenditure 869,195,706 271,117,301 598,078,405 52,688,42349,926,19912,187,8603,985,036479,290,887
Education, capital outlay 84,485,610 28,649,221 55,836,389 4,188,9624,449,8121,037,6576,17046,153,788
Direct Higher education expenditures 259,735,781 220,266,001 39,469,780 6,409,4511,399,6640031,660,665
Institutions of higher education, capital outlay 32,635,684 27,262,267 5,373,417 738,068130,216004,505,133
Direct Elementary and secondary education expenditure 565,403,215 6,794,590 558,608,625 46,278,97248,526,53512,187,8603,985,036447,630,222
Elementary and secondary education, capital outlay 51,063,093 600,121 50,462,972 3,450,8944,319,5961,037,6576,17041,648,655
Direct Other education expenditure 44,056,710 44,056,710 0 00000
Direct Library expenditure 11,446,701 419,770 11,026,931 2,849,6174,339,715661,4933,176,1060
Direct Welfare expenditure 485,588,136 433,312,083 52,276,053 38,226,03512,679,358248,5451,122,1150
Welfare cash assistance payments 23,107,538 12,941,828 10,165,710 8,420,7901,736,9497,97100
Welfare vendor payments 387,497,638 380,709,623 6,788,015 3,799,8742,986,0422,09900
Direct Other public welfare expenditure 74,982,960 39,660,632 35,322,328 26,005,3717,956,367238,4751,122,1150
Direct Hospital expenditure 155,755,495 65,514,468 90,241,027 38,149,82016,311,13866,44835,713,6210
Hospitals, capital outlay 9,088,594 3,298,367 5,790,227 2,338,158654,55302,797,5160
Direct Health expenditure 84,397,654 42,005,549 42,392,105 29,106,6498,440,386504,7964,340,2740
Direct Employment security administration expenditure 5,116,142 5,065,317 50,825 050,825000
Direct Veterans' services expenditure 838,031 838,031 0 00000
Direct Highway expenditure 158,562,139 97,508,989 61,053,150 22,098,69630,454,6025,803,0862,696,7660
Highways, capital outlay 90,615,258 67,342,191 23,273,067 7,520,34913,453,5751,233,8301,065,3130
Direct Air transportation expenditure 21,533,229 1,891,646 19,641,583 3,494,4809,416,00965,4986,665,5960
Direct Parking facilities expenditure 1,896,808 10,262 1,886,546 79,0861,567,51438,766201,1800
Direct Water transportation expenditure 5,300,028 1,578,515 3,721,513 334,1281,257,36712,2442,117,7740
Direct Police protection expenditure 96,972,215 12,848,203 84,124,012 26,115,87353,681,0304,248,25678,8530
Direct Fire protection expenditure 42,404,755 0 42,404,755 6,788,74126,694,5212,545,2166,376,2770
Direct Corrections expenditure 72,576,605 46,020,671 26,555,934 22,531,8393,703,001877320,2170
Corrections, capital outlay 3,140,638 1,884,032 1,256,606 1,030,691208,923216,9900
Direct Protective inspection expenditure 13,578,032 8,849,279 4,728,753 964,0553,413,167351,53100
Direct Natural resources expenditure 29,008,682 18,856,123 10,152,559 3,940,5361,510,183163,3024,538,103435
Natural resources, capital outlay 5,460,952 2,302,731 3,158,221 1,106,309633,39056,2751,362,2470
Direct Parks and recreation expenditure 37,404,429 4,631,908 32,772,521 6,451,82620,184,4761,546,2434,589,9760
Parks and recreation, capital outlay 8,255,605 731,812 7,523,793 1,388,2944,763,936372,612998,9510
Direct Housing and community development expenditure 53,141,353 10,080,093 43,061,260 3,919,21818,526,007345,34920,270,6860
Direct Sewerage expenditure 51,711,843 772,754 50,939,089 6,924,50030,830,4262,273,29810,910,8650
Sewerage, capital outlay 20,414,076 187,725 20,226,351 2,579,76612,513,714640,7354,492,1360
Direct Solid waste management expenditure 24,247,114 2,451,082 21,796,032 5,874,11112,791,4851,571,7031,558,7330
Solid waste management, capital outlay 1,928,627 188,394 1,740,233 445,4611,054,32256,716183,7340
Direct Financial administration expenditure 38,984,349 21,819,452 17,164,897 8,367,0067,698,0761,099,81500
Direct Judicial and legal expenditure 43,157,218 21,148,068 22,009,150 16,910,7964,739,351359,00300
Direct General public building expenditure 14,033,783 3,617,445 10,416,338 5,079,7704,627,539709,02900
Direct Other governmental administration expenditure 27,756,896 4,424,863 23,332,033 8,698,10713,099,6661,534,26000
Interest on general debt 109,117,652 47,342,438 61,775,214 12,981,97221,941,0741,142,7418,931,24516,778,182
Direct Miscellaneous commercial activities expenditure 5,056,048 2,543,161 2,512,887 68,016851,76962,5341,530,5680
Direct Other and unallocable expenditure 128,536,431 42,666,448 85,869,983 26,593,18042,008,4977,463,4869,804,8200
Utility expenditures 207,020,633 23,796,134 183,224,499 9,536,70298,601,0692,362,56472,724,1640
Utility, capital outlay 45,823,558 4,699,736 41,123,822 2,235,25921,063,366460,46517,364,7320
Utility expenditure -- Water supply 61,239,779 420,194 60,819,585 5,449,82836,042,7051,558,35917,768,6930
Utility expenditure -- Electric power 76,470,245 10,391,513 66,078,732 260,83740,257,931772,02924,787,9350
Utility expenditure -- Gas supply 7,041,003 10,670 7,030,333 45,7714,922,39817,3322,044,8320
Utility expenditure -- Transit 62,269,606 12,973,757 49,295,849 3,780,26617,378,03514,84428,122,7040
Liquor store expenditures 6,696,872 5,607,711 1,089,161 556,471532,690000
Insurance trust expenditures, total 346,510,041 303,362,954 43,147,087 9,815,57429,324,625661,2581,758,9491,586,681
Unemployment compensation expenditure 95,553,860 95,317,830 236,030 0236,030000
Employee retirement expenditure 233,227,038 190,315,981 42,911,057 9,815,57429,088,595661,2581,758,9491,586,681
Workers' compensation benefit payments 10,923,109 10,923,109 0 00000
Other insurance trust benefit payments 6,806,034 6,806,034 0 00000
Debt outstanding, total 2,942,295,481 1,145,576,715 1,796,718,766 314,411,896694,346,65633,736,333369,816,391384,407,490
Short term debt outstanding 43,924,608 15,463,663 28,460,945 5,261,8966,865,6523,872,7164,262,0618,198,620
Long-term debt outstanding 2,898,370,873 1,130,113,052 1,768,257,821 309,150,000687,481,00429,863,617365,554,330376,208,870
Public debt for private purposes 596,855,830 375,627,514 221,228,316 90,248,31587,086,6221,091,26642,802,1130
Long-term debt issued 339,161,803 136,240,731 202,921,072 30,645,39982,822,9634,197,14039,139,87846,115,692
Long-term debt retired 335,949,224 140,991,194 194,958,030 33,115,69877,218,2344,459,60736,317,58543,846,906
Cash and security holdings, total 5,303,960,315 3,699,870,629 1,604,089,686 417,212,868709,227,02934,849,600233,132,218209,667,971
Cash and security holdings -- Insurance trust funds 3,026,640,594 2,518,994,378 507,646,216 144,085,156324,562,9167,230,53519,023,26712,744,342
Cash and security holdings -- Unemployment compensation -11,867,485 -11,838,923 -28,562 0-28,562000
Cash and security holdings -- Employee retirement 2,931,562,345 2,423,887,567 507,674,778 144,085,156324,591,4787,230,53519,023,26712,744,342
Workers' compensation cash and assets 99,292,087 99,292,087 0 00000
Other insurance trust cash and deposits 7,653,647 7,653,647 0 00000
Cash and security holdings other than insurance 2,277,319,721 1,180,876,251 1,096,443,470 273,127,712384,664,11327,619,065214,108,951196,923,629
Offsets to debt 798,120,735 485,559,643 312,561,092 102,667,862124,520,4041,379,84965,743,35118,249,626
Bond funds 188,810,055 42,769,316 146,040,739 28,031,87447,330,6343,204,39019,483,82547,990,016
Other assets 1,290,388,931 652,547,292 637,841,639 142,427,976212,813,07523,034,826128,881,775130,683,987




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