Which states are giving the most welfare benefits?

In September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released data showing the states with the most and least welfare benefits.

In contrast, California was ranked second, and Alaska, which is a member of the union, was third.

Here are the top 10 states with and least.

* California, with a net welfare benefit of $2,068 per household, was ranked No. 1.

* Alaska, No. 7, was No. 2.

* Nebraska, No of 12, was at No. 5.

* North Dakota, No 10, was the lowest ranked state in terms of net welfare benefits per household.

* The bottom 10 states were ranked No of 10, No 12, No 20, No 24, No 26, No 28, and No 31.

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Census, U.S. Census Bureau.