This report is part of an educational series on Texas state and local taxes and public expenditures. State and local government expenditures per capita and per $1,000 of personal income in Texas are compared with those of the fifty states and the District of Columbia. For each expenditure the national average, median, maximum and minimum are given along with the corresponding expenditure for Texas and Texas's rank nationally. For all state and local expenditures, Texas ranks 42nd per capita and 40th per $1,000 of personal income. Texas ranks just below the median on education and public safety. It ranks below the median on transportation and social services expenditures. Texas ranks lowest in the nation on administrative expenditures. It ranks 24th in debt held per capita.