INDIANA, (WOWO) – Indiana is the third least-affected state by the government shutdown, according to WalletHub.
The company ranked each state by calculating:
- Each state’s share of federal jobs
- Federal contract dollars per capita
- Percentage of children under CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program)
- Small business lending
- Real estate as percentage of gross state product
- Access to national parks
Ranked third least-affected overall, Indiana also ranked 50th in access to national parks.
The top five affected states by the government shutdown include District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Alaska and Hawaii.
The least-affected state is Minnesota.