Kansas has more state and local government employees per-capita than almost every state in the nation.  U.S. Census data ranks Kansas #48 among the fifty states, with 32 percent table gov't jobsmore state and local government employees than the national average; only Alaska (#49) and Wyoming (#50) are worse.

Kansas is ranked #33 for state government employees per-capita with 27 percent more than the national average and #49 for local government employees, with 34 percent more than the national average.  Wyoming is the only state with more local government employees per-capita.

Nebraska is the only regional state that comes close to having as many state and local government employees per-capita, ranked #44.   The complete state listing can be found here on pages 20 and 21.

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