2016 Minnesota Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Minnesota paid $12,889 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $1,161 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Minnesota
Health $3,751.76
* Includes $1,592.11 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,470.05 for Medicare
* Includes $62.54 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $3,017.94
* Includes $640.68 for Military Personnel
* Includes $156.14 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $83.29 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,704.92
Unemployment and Labor $965.20
* Includes $71.07 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $28.38 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $767.39
* Includes $347.89 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $300.79 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $578.54
* Includes $337.66 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $40.26 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $543.48
* Includes $57.54 for Border Protection
* Includes $30.20 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $23.76 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $413.76
* Includes $21.42 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $9.15 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $364.82
* Includes $127.58 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $99.95 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.66 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $267.94
* Includes $47.63 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.81 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $205.75
* Includes $34.37 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $9.20 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $173.95
* Includes $130.37 for Department of State
* Includes $25.00 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $133.55
* Includes $80.57 for NASA
* Includes $29.72 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $12,889
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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