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Policy Analysis | December 2, 2010

How much federal funding did the SLC member states receive in fiscal year 2009?

Federal Funding by Population in the SLC

State Total federal funding (in $1,000,000) Percentage of total federal funding Population as of July 1, 2009 Percentage of U.S. total population Per capita funding
Alabama $54,674 1.69% 4,708,708 1.53% $11,611.25
Arkansas $27,302 0.84% 2,889,450 0.94% $9,448.86
Florida $175,684 5.43% 18,537,969 6.04% $9,476.98
Georgia $83,917 2.59% 9,829,211 3.20% $8,537.51
Kentucky $50,012 1.54% 4,314,113 1.41% $11,592.65
Louisiana $48,357 1.49% 4,492,076 1.46% $10,764.96
Mississippi $32,848 1.01% 2,951,996 0.96% $11,127.39
Missouri $67,942 2.10% 5,987,580 1.95% $11,347.16
North Carolina $84,830 2.62% 9,380,884 3.06% $9,042.86
Oklahoma $37,516 1.16% 3,687,050 1.20% $10,175.07
South Carolina $46,904 1.45% 4,561,242 1.49% $10,283.16
Tennessee $68,546 2.12% 6,296,254 2.05% $10,886.79
Texas $227,108 7.01% 24,782,302 8.07% $9,164.12
Virginia $155,554 4.80% 7,882,590 2.57% $19,733.87
West Virginia $19,808 0.61% 1,819,777 0.59% $10,884.85
SLC Total $1,181,002 36.47% 112,121,202 36.52% $10,533.26
U.S. Total $3,238,360 100.00% 307,006,550 100.00% $10,548.18

Federal Funding by Category (in $1,000,000)

State Retirement and disability) Other direct payments Grants Procurement Salaries and wages Total federal funding
Alabama $17,448 $12,119 $10,008 $10,396 $4,704 $54,674
Arkansas $10,066 $7,065 $6,937 $993 $2,240 $27,302
Florida $62,292 $50,666 $31,979 $18,531 $12,215 $175,684
Georgia $25,199 $18,197 $19,185 $7,705 $13,631 $83,917
Kentucky $14,327 $10,655 $11,366 $6,972 $6,692 $50,012
Louisiana $12,614 $12,616 $15,249 $4,036 $3,842 $48,357
Mississippi $9,468 $7,456 $8,305 $4,988 $2,633 $32,848
Missouri $18,475 $16,212 $13,568 $13,508 $6,179 $67,942
North Carolina $28,595 $18,450 $20,942 $5,203 $11,640 $84,830
Oklahoma $12,234 $8,869 $8,554 $3,149 $4,710 $37,516
South Carolina $15,401 $10,177 $9,249 $8,211 $3,865 $46,904
Tennessee $20,389 $17,106 $17,064 $10,425 $3,562 $68,546
Texas $58,300 $49,452 $55,671 $39,311 $24,373 $227,108
Virginia $27,318 $15,515 $12,670 $81,797 $18,253 $155,554
West Virginia $7,518 $4,676 $4,922 $822 $1,870 $19,808
SLC Total $339,644 $259,231 $245,669 $216,047 $120,409 $1,181,002
U.S. Total $881,105 $762,924 $744,115 $550,803 $299,413 $3,238,360

Source: 2009 Consolidated Federal Funds Report, U.S. Census Bureau