NJ Stats: Number of State & Local Government Employees

(Full-Time-Equivalent Per 100 Residents)

Rank State Employees
1 Nevada 4.20
2 Arizona 4.33
3 Michigan 4.62
4 Pennsylvania 4.65
4 California 4.65
6 Florida 4.66
7 Rhode Island 4.73
8 Massachusetts 4.87
8 Illinois 4.87
10 Idaho 4.96
10 Wisconsin 4.96
12 Indiana 5.06
12 Washington 5.07
14 Oregon 5.10
15 Tennessee 5.11
16 Ohio 5.15
17 Connecticut 5.17
18 Minnesota 5.19
18 Georgia 5.19
20 Utah 5.24
21 Maryland 5.27
22 Missouri 5.28
22 Colorado 5.28
24 Hawaii 5.36
25 South Carolina 5.42
25 Virginia 5.42
27 New Hampshire 5.48
27 Deleware 5.48
29 New Jersey 5.53
30 South Dakota 5.56
31 West Virginia 5.59
32 Texas 5.65
32 Kentucky 5.65
34 Oklahoma 5.66
35 Maine 5.67
36 North Carolina 5.76
37 Iowa 5.79
38 Montana 5.80
39 Alabama 5.93
40 New Mexico 6.04
40 New York 6.04
42 Louisiana 6.16
43 Vermont 6.33
44 Mississippi 6.45
44 Arkansas 6.45
46 Nebraska 6.57
47 North Dakota 6.59
48 Kansas 6.86
49 Alaska 7.57
50 Wyoming 9.28


50 State Average Score:
5.55

New Jersey is 0.4% lower than the Average

Source: Raymond J. Keating. “Small Business Policy Index 2013.” Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. December 2013. http://www.sbecouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/SBPI2013FINAL.pdf