An attempt to find out how states are being impacted by the government shutdown, one calculation finds Arizona is among the states that will feel it the most.
WalletHub.com, a website started by a former Capital One higher-up, estimates that Arizona's the 15th-most affected state in the country.
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This ranking took into account the number of federal workers, federal contracting dollars, small business lending, the weight of real estate on a state's economy, Social Security payments, student aid applications, and veterans in each state.
Obviously, this isn't a perfect analysis. For one, Social Security payments haven't been affected up to this point.
Also, the analysis doesn't take into account tourism surrounding national parks. Tourism to the state is a bit different without the Grand Canyon.
However, many of these factors are pretty legitimate things to look at. For example, there are only three states where real estate is a higher percentage of a state's economic output.
So, the shutdown will affect things in Arizona, and according to this analysis, more than most other states.
Check out WalletHub's details here.
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