In order to identify which states most and least depend on federal support, WalletHub compared the 50 states across three key metrics: return on taxes paid to the federal government; federal funding as a share of state revenue; and share of federal jobs.
Federal Dependency of South Carolina (1=Most Dependent, 25=Avg.):
- 1st – Return on Taxes Paid to the Federal Government
- 33rd – Federal Funding as a Share of State Revenue
- 32nd – Share of Federal Jobs
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