2014 the District of Columbia Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in the District of Columbia paid $19,562 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $6,569 more than the national average. See where that money went.

the District of Columbia
Military $5,277.55
* Includes $1,143.01 for Military Personnel
* Includes $133.67 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $5,180.85
* Includes $2,313.85 for Medicaid
* Includes $71.49 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $2,994.03
Unemployment and Labor $1,649.49
* Includes $124.84 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $45.48 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $1,138.60
* Includes $493.94 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $444.57 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $968.83
* Includes $585.13 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $63.63 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $663.28
* Includes $91.89 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $51.84 for Federal Prison System
Education $494.75
* Includes $254.63 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $96.75 for Special Education
Transportation $364.71
* Includes $41.37 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $22.07 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $306.64
* Includes $21.90 for National Park Service
* Includes $15.82 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $294.14
* Includes $64.18 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $63.63 for Global Health Programs
Science $219.18
* Includes $127.09 for NASA
* Includes $53.63 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $9.96

TOTAL $19,562
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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