* Includes both base legislative appropriations and line items. The values for the District of Columbia and the state of Minnesota have been excluded from the map as they are so much larger than those for all other states that they have a distorting effect on the visualization. See the bar graph below for information about the appropriations for those jurisdictions.
Source: National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Annual Appropriations and Revenue Survey Data. Population data used to calculate per capita figures are the estimates for July 1 of each year produced as part of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program.