State Funding for Local Governments
Visualizations by Mike Maciag
Local governments receive funding from the state government. In 2017, Vermont and Arkansas were the only states where localities rely on the state for over one-half of general fund revenues.
The map shows the state share of overall local general fund revenues and the interactive chart shows a more detailed breakdown of state revenues.
Source: 2017 Census of Governments: Finance.
Revenue definitions are from the Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual.