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, 2011 Annual Surveys of State and Local Government Finances. 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 state government data in this table are from a survey of all state governments and are not subject to sampling error. The 2011 local government data in this table are from a sample of local governments, and as such, are subject to sampling variability. Additional information on sampling and nonsampling error, response rates, and definitions may be found at:
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DescriptionState and Local State and Local CVStateLocal Local CV
Revenue, total 3,440,608,614 0.07 2,270,678,921 1,670,827,032 0.14
General revenue 2,618,037,203 0.08 1,658,144,199 1,460,790,343 0.15
Intergovernmental revenue, total 647,605,811 0.08 595,028,792 553,474,358 0.19
Intergovernmental revenue from federal 647,605,811 0.08 575,788,668 71,817,143 0.72
Intergovernmental revenue from state government 0 0.00 0 481,657,215 0.18
Intergovernmental revenue from local government 0 0.00 19,240,124 0 0.00
General revenue from own sources 1,970,431,392 0.10 1,063,115,407 907,315,985 0.21
Tax revenue, total 1,344,169,594 0.12 762,378,532 581,791,062 0.27
Property tax 445,771,236 0.31 14,243,208 431,528,028 0.32
Sales and gross receipts taxes 463,979,488 0.16 369,476,023 94,503,465 0.77
General sales tax 304,668,034 0.22 237,813,570 66,854,464 1.00
Selective sales tax 159,311,454 0.18 131,662,453 27,649,001 1.03
Motor fuel sales tax 41,187,374 0.12 39,858,287 1,329,087 3.75
Alcoholic beverage sales tax 6,236,852 0.30 5,727,754 509,098 3.70
Tobacco sales tax 17,664,904 0.03 17,252,641 412,263 1.10
Public utility sales tax 28,835,197 0.75 14,668,165 14,167,032 1.53
Other sales taxes 65,387,127 0.27 54,155,606 11,231,521 1.57
Individual income tax 285,293,135 0.08 259,613,219 25,679,916 0.84
Corporate income tax 48,421,906 0.01 41,280,491 7,141,415 0.07
Motor vehicle license tax 23,191,249 0.13 21,536,240 1,655,009 1.86
Other miscellaneous taxes 77,512,580 0.29 56,229,351 21,283,229 1.04
Charges and Miscellaneous general revenue 626,261,798 0.18 300,736,875 325,524,923 0.34
General Charges, total 428,772,543 0.24 181,091,978 247,680,565 0.42
Education, current charges 129,100,033 0.05 102,080,075 27,019,958 0.24
Institutions of higher education, current charges 113,747,649 0.06 100,757,503 12,990,146 0.48
School lunch sales 6,364,490 0.27 27,730 6,336,760 0.27
Hospital charges 118,735,447 0.49 45,391,752 73,343,695 0.80
Highways, current charges 12,573,803 0.24 7,085,913 5,487,890 0.54
Airport charges 18,878,396 0.46 1,375,173 17,503,223 0.49
Parking facilities charges 2,178,147 2.51 16,776 2,161,371 2.53
Water transport and terminals charges 4,160,159 1.79 1,180,391 2,979,768 2.51
Natural resources, current charges 4,867,628 4.09 3,097,481 1,770,147 11.26
Parks and recreation charges 9,360,299 1.87 1,476,800 7,883,499 2.22
Housing and community development charges 5,917,973 2.25 613,576 5,304,397 2.51
Sewerage charges 45,702,092 1.23 598,729 45,103,363 1.25
Solid waste management charges 16,037,152 1.59 419,622 15,617,530 1.63
Other current charges 61,261,414 0.85 17,755,690 43,505,724 1.20
Miscellaneous general revenue 197,489,255 0.17 119,644,897 77,844,358 0.44
Interest earnings 56,495,491 0.20 34,100,668 22,394,823 0.50
Special assessments 6,850,266 3.21 28,156 6,822,110 3.22
Sale of property 2,813,675 1.27 766,244 2,047,431 1.75
Other general revenue 131,329,823 0.18 84,749,829 46,579,994 0.50
Utility revenue 150,096,607 0.65 14,991,180 135,105,427 0.73
Water supply charges 51,554,316 1.34 255,621 51,298,695 1.35
Electric power charges 77,201,463 0.85 11,505,474 65,695,989 1.00
Gas supply charges 7,604,019 3.06 11,215 7,592,804 3.07
Transit charges 13,736,809 0.38 3,218,870 10,517,939 0.50
Liquor store revenue 7,932,837 1.36 6,739,028 1,193,809 9.05
Insurance trust revenue, total 664,541,967 0.01 590,804,514 73,737,453 0.08
Insurance trust revenue -- Unemployment compensation 87,577,550 0.00 87,410,032 167,518 0.00
Insurance trust revenue -- Employee retirement 554,286,288 0.01 480,716,353 73,569,935 0.08
Insurance trust revenue -- Workers' compensation 15,032,589 0.00 15,032,589 0 0.00
Other insurance trust revenue 7,645,540 0.00 7,645,540 0 0.00
Expenditure, total 3,159,581,385 0.07 2,005,897,234 1,660,030,062 0.13
Intergovernmental expenditure, total 4,295,922 0.00 496,849,433 13,792,400 0.82
Direct expenditure 3,155,285,463 0.07 1,509,047,801 1,646,237,662 0.14
Direct General expenditure, current operations 2,284,200,826 0.08 984,163,686 1,300,037,140 0.15
Capital outlay, total 336,340,328 0.34 115,570,769 220,769,559 0.52
Construction expenditures, total 269,425,912 0.39 98,061,234 171,364,678 0.62
Other capital outlay expenditures 66,914,416 0.66 17,509,535 49,404,881 0.90
Assistance and subsidies 50,168,061 0.12 39,762,087 10,405,974 0.56
Interest on debt, total 123,688,524 0.18 49,038,258 74,650,266 0.31
Insurance trust expenditures, total 360,887,724 0.01 320,513,001 40,374,723 0.09
Salaries and wages 849,093,638 0.15 252,453,456 596,640,182 0.22
Direct expenditure 3,155,285,463 0.07 1,509,047,801 1,646,237,662 0.14
Direct general expenditure, total 2,579,508,975 0.08 1,157,695,428 1,421,813,547 0.14
Direct General expenditure, capital outlay 288,811,419 0.37 110,190,497 178,620,922 0.59
Other direct general expenditures 2,290,697,556 0.07 1,047,504,931 1,243,192,625 0.14
Direct Education expenditure 862,270,903 0.05 262,380,880 599,890,023 0.07
Education, capital outlay 86,759,788 0.17 29,036,833 57,722,955 0.26
Direct Higher education expenditures 252,988,869 0.03 211,708,431 41,280,438 0.18
Institutions of higher education, capital outlay 32,215,715 0.01 26,734,485 5,481,230 0.08
Direct Elementary and secondary education expenditure 565,283,896 0.08 6,674,311 558,609,585 0.08
Elementary and secondary education, capital outlay 52,988,780 0.28 747,055 52,241,725 0.29
Direct Other education expenditure 43,998,138 0.00 43,998,138 0 0.00
Direct Library expenditure 10,698,511 1.40 421,564 10,276,947 1.46
Direct Welfare expenditure 490,645,080 0.05 438,149,962 52,495,118 0.48
Welfare cash assistance payments 23,787,302 0.24 13,381,328 10,405,974 0.56
Welfare vendor payments 385,607,687 0.00 379,088,677 6,519,010 0.29
Direct Other public welfare expenditure 81,250,091 0.30 45,679,957 35,570,134 0.69
Direct Hospital expenditure 150,625,983 0.45 61,297,378 89,328,605 0.75
Hospitals, capital outlay 8,493,752 0.92 2,738,480 5,755,272 1.35
Direct Health expenditure 82,392,437 0.49 41,289,019 41,103,418 0.97
Direct Employment security administration expenditure 5,255,857 0.00 5,214,711 41,146 0.00
Direct Veterans' services expenditure 927,042 0.00 927,042 0 0.00
Direct Highway expenditure 153,895,157 0.37 92,253,475 61,641,682 0.92
Highways, capital outlay 86,280,985 0.40 62,625,643 23,655,342 1.44
Direct Air transportation expenditure 22,685,020 0.85 1,794,186 20,890,834 0.92
Direct Parking facilities expenditure 1,634,964 2.05 7,558 1,627,406 2.05
Direct Water transportation expenditure 5,066,902 2.01 1,395,723 3,671,179 2.78
Direct Police protection expenditure 96,766,175 0.57 12,857,062 83,909,113 0.65
Direct Fire protection expenditure 41,380,619 1.53 0 41,380,619 1.53
Direct Corrections expenditure 73,243,350 0.28 46,711,103 26,532,247 0.77
Corrections, capital outlay 2,911,843 0.85 1,613,697 1,298,146 1.91
Direct Protective inspection expenditure 13,811,995 0.56 8,966,199 4,845,796 1.59
Direct Natural resources expenditure 28,689,482 1.11 19,271,866 9,417,616 3.38
Natural resources, capital outlay 5,368,325 2.38 2,410,848 2,957,477 4.31
Direct Parks and recreation expenditure 38,364,004 1.06 4,829,354 33,534,650 1.22
Parks and recreation, capital outlay 9,011,866 2.12 888,734 8,123,132 2.35
Direct Housing and community development expenditure 56,283,504 1.00 12,171,748 44,111,756 1.28
Direct Sewerage expenditure 53,537,997 1.76 698,020 52,839,977 1.78
Sewerage, capital outlay 22,921,348 3.76 82,587 22,838,761 3.78
Direct Solid waste management expenditure 23,616,332 0.99 2,531,481 21,084,851 1.12
Solid waste management, capital outlay 1,907,019 2.49 194,101 1,712,918 2.77
Direct Financial administration expenditure 39,351,089 0.41 22,118,959 17,232,130 0.93
Direct Judicial and legal expenditure 42,925,983 0.32 21,045,486 21,880,497 0.63
Direct General public building expenditure 13,699,156 0.92 3,536,655 10,162,501 1.25
Direct Other governmental administration expenditure 27,874,823 1.16 4,685,671 23,189,152 1.40
Interest on general debt 108,478,445 0.19 46,653,282 61,825,163 1.40
Direct Miscellaneous commercial activities expenditure 6,346,155 0.83 1,863,798 4,482,357 1.17
Direct Other and unallocable expenditure 129,042,010 0.39 44,623,246 84,418,764 0.60
Utility expenditures 208,332,136 0.47 25,432,517 182,899,619 0.53
Utility, capital outlay 47,489,759 0.96 5,351,068 42,138,691 1.08
Utility expenditure -- Water supply 60,897,005 1.14 349,350 60,547,655 1.14
Utility expenditure -- Electric power 79,271,688 0.76 11,640,718 67,630,970 0.90
Utility expenditure -- Gas supply 7,595,537 3.37 12,021 7,583,516 3.38
Utility expenditure -- Transit 60,567,906 0.28 13,430,428 47,137,478 0.35
Liquor store expenditures 6,556,628 1.69 5,406,855 1,149,773 9.67
Insurance trust expenditures, total 360,887,724 0.01 320,513,001 40,374,723 0.09
Unemployment compensation expenditure 121,869,972 0.00 121,384,316 485,656 0.00
Employee retirement expenditure 220,551,231 0.02 180,662,164 39,889,067 0.09
Workers' compensation benefit payments 11,601,435 0.00 11,601,435 0 0.00
Other insurance trust benefit payments 6,865,086 0.00 6,865,086 0 0.00
Debt outstanding, total 2,923,138,041 0.19 1,139,664,136 1,783,473,905 0.31
Short term debt outstanding 34,720,998 1.05 5,434,535 29,286,463 1.25
Long-term debt outstanding 2,888,417,043 0.19 1,134,229,601 1,754,187,442 0.32
Public debt for private purposes 616,095,077 0.32 389,126,685 226,968,392 0.87
Long-term debt issued 364,590,909 0.54 138,087,932 226,502,977 0.86
Long-term debt retired 275,052,935 0.34 112,370,829 162,682,106 0.58
Cash and security holdings, total 5,265,065,593 0.08 3,681,384,613 1,583,680,980 0.27
Cash and security holdings -- Insurance trust funds 3,021,262,879 0.01 2,527,127,383 494,135,496 0.09
Cash and security holdings -- Unemployment compensation -18,499,848 0.00 -18,830,490 330,642 0.00
Cash and security holdings -- Employee retirement 2,937,915,962 0.01 2,444,111,108 493,804,854 0.09
Workers' compensation cash and assets 94,593,902 0.00 94,593,902 0 0.00
Other insurance trust cash and deposits 7,252,863 0.00 7,252,863 0 0.00
Cash and security holdings other than insurance 2,243,802,714 0.19 1,154,257,230 1,089,545,484 0.39
Offsets to debt 809,173,720 0.27 500,220,858 308,952,862 0.70
Bond funds 209,337,084 0.47 49,376,022 159,961,062 0.61
Other assets 1,225,291,910 0.29 604,660,350 620,631,560 0.57




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