2016 Delaware Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Delaware paid $11,290 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $2,760 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Delaware
Health $3,286.32
* Includes $1,394.59 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,287.68 for Medicare
* Includes $54.78 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,643.54
* Includes $561.19 for Military Personnel
* Includes $136.77 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $72.96 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,493.41
Unemployment and Labor $845.46
* Includes $62.25 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.86 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $672.19
* Includes $304.73 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $263.47 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $506.76
* Includes $295.77 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $35.27 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $476.06
* Includes $50.41 for Border Protection
* Includes $26.45 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $20.81 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $362.43
* Includes $18.76 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $8.01 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $319.56
* Includes $111.75 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $87.55 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.58 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $234.70
* Includes $41.72 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.59 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $180.23
* Includes $30.11 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.06 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $152.37
* Includes $114.19 for Department of State
* Includes $22.77 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $116.98
* Includes $70.57 for NASA
* Includes $26.03 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $11,290
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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