NJ Stats: Health Care Costs By State in 2009

Rank State Personal Spending Per Capita
1 Massachusetts $9,278
2 Alaska $9,128
3 Connecticut $8,654
4 Maine $8,521
5 Delaware $8,480
6 New York $8,341
7 Rhode Island $8,309
8 New Hampshire $7,839
9 North Dakota $7,749
10 Pennsylvania $7,730
11 West Virginia $7,667
12 Vermont $7,635
13 New Jersey $7,583
14 Maryland $7,492
15 Minnesota $7,409
16 Wisconsin $7,233
17 Florida $7,156
18 Ohio $7,076
19 South Dakota $7,056
20 Nebraska $7,048
21 Wyoming $7,040
22 Missouri $6,967
23 Iowa $6,921
24 Hawaii $6,856
25 Louisiana $6,795
26 Kansas $6,782
27 Washington $6,782
28 Illinois $6,756
29 Indiana $6,666
30 New Mexico $6,651
31 Montana $6,640
32 Michigan $6,618
33 Kentucky $6,596
34 Oregon $6,580
35 Mississippi $6,571
36 Oklahoma $6,532
37 North Carolina $6,444
38 Tennessee $6,411
39 South Carolina $6,323
40 Virginia $6,286
41 Alabama $6,272
42 California $6,238
43 Arkansas $6,167
44 Colorado $5,994
45 Texas $5,924
46 Nevada $5,735
47 Idaho $5,658
48 Georgia $5,467
49 Arizona $5,434
50 Utah $5,031


The 50 State Average for Personal Per Capita Spending is
$6,970

New Jersey is 8.8% higher than the Average

Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. “Personal Health Care Expenditures per Capita by State for 2009” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. https://healthmeasures.aspe.hhs.gov/measure/9