2013 Average Federal Income Taxes Paid by State

The average taxpayer in the United States paid $11,715 in federal income taxes in 2013. How does that compare to where you live?

2013 Federal Income Tax Receipt
Average Federal Income Taxes Paid by State
April 15, 2014

Location Average Taxes Compared to National Average
United States $11,715  
Connecticut $18,988 +$7,273
District of Columbia $17,275 +$5,560
New York $16,021 +$4,306
New Jersey $15,786 +$4,071
Massachusetts $15,552 +$3,837
California $13,800 +$2,085
Texas $13,312 +$1,597
Maryland $12,882 +$1,167
Virginia $12,757 +$1,042
Illinois $12,737 +$1,022
Colorado $12,140 +$425
Washington $11,911 +$196
Wyoming $11,834 +$119
New Hampshire $11,338 -$377
Florida $11,307 -$408
North Dakota $11,289 -$426
Minnesota $11,002 -$713
Pennsylvania $10,714 -$1,001
Alaska $10,518 -$1,197
Nevada $10,402 -$1,313
Rhode Island $10,350 -$1,365
Kansas $10,260 -$1,455
Oklahoma $10,092 -$1,623
Georgia $10,048 -$1,667
Arizona $10,025 -$1,690
Delaware $9,973 -$1,742
Louisiana $9,701 -$2,014
Michigan $9,475 -$2,240
South Dakota $9,412 -$2,303
Tennessee $9,366 -$2,349
North Carolina $9,330 -$2,385
Missouri $9,277 -$2,438
Wisconsin $9,213 -$2,502
Nebraska $9,200 -$2,515
Alabama $9,187 -$2,528
Utah $9,060 -$2,655
Oregon $9,025 -$2,690
Ohio $8,864 -$2,851
Indiana $8,739 -$2,976
Iowa $8,650 -$3,065
Vermont $8,619 -$3,096
Hawaii $8,519 -$3,196
Arkansas $8,497 -$3,218
New Mexico $8,442 -$3,273
South Carolina $8,218 -$3,497
Montana $8,120 -$3,595
Kentucky $8,057 -$3,658
Idaho $7,975 -$3,740
West Virginia $7,925 -$3,790
Maine $7,660 -$4,055
Mississippi $7,402 -$4,313

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