Thursday, November 12, 2009

Forbes: TN has 7th highest Moocher Ratio

The ratio is 1-Local and State Govt employees plus 2- Medicaid recipients divided by private sector employees.

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RANKSTATEPRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYMENT (000S)STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (000S)MEDICAID ENROLLMENT (000S)COMBINED RATIO1(%)
1New Mexico62316040797.5
2Mississippi85822353194.3
3New York7,1181,3864,14082.5
4Louisiana1,55032786081.9
5California11,7902,1486,52478.1
6West Virginia59612030776.7
7Tennessee2,2313731,23776.3
8Arkansas96518748874.8
9Alabama1,52132269872.3
10Kentucky1,46227269971.0
11Arizona1,98935296970.8
12Vermont2443912370.4
13Oklahoma1,22727152270.1
14Maine5167625467.6
15Michigan3,2415281,52667.5
16South Carolina1,52029664366.7
17Hawaii4698619264.0
18Georgia3,1925761,26762.3
19North Carolina3,2386181,23862.1
20Washington2,34044588661.6
21Alaska263638361.4
22Illinois4,8607292,04360.8
23Idaho5119817558.3
24Ohio4,3676701,65357.0
26Wyoming228585656.3
25Texas8,5661,5532,88356.3
27Florida6,1999932,15254.7
28Pennsylvania4,8955911,92654.4
29Delaware3575112954.0
30Rhode Island4054715953.7
31Indiana2,39137680653.4
32Massachusetts2,7963421,04652.7
33Missouri2,28235875152.5
34Wisconsin2,37836475550.9
35South Dakota337639150.1
36Connecticut1,38921143150.1
37Oregon1,33924935649.9
38Iowa1,23521433548.8
39Kansas1,08221425448.1
40District Of Columbia4615315347.7
41Minnesota2,27035760246.2
42Nebraska78514617745.8
43Maryland2,07233952045.6
44Montana363707845.5
45New Jersey3,32954578144.0
46Virginia2,97350466643.6
47Colorado1,88432040742.9
48North Dakota296595242.3
49Utah99216720341.5
50New Hampshire5487711438.3
51Nevada1,025131189