Tennessee ranks high among states dependent on federal government

Tennessee is one of the states most dependent on the federal government according to a study by Wallethub.com.

The study ranks states based on the least-to-most dependent on three criteria:

–        Return on taxes paid to the federal government. For every $1 Tennessee pays it gets $1.37 back.

–        Federal funding as a percentage of state revenue.  In Tennessee it’s 41.27%.

–        Number of federal employees per capita. In Tennessee is 7.82.

–        CLICK HERE  for the full report on all sates and methodology.


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