2016 North Dakota Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in North Dakota paid $14,823 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $772 more than the national average. See where that money went.

North Dakota
Health $4,314.72
* Includes $1,831.00 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,690.64 for Medicare
* Includes $71.93 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $3,470.78
* Includes $736.81 for Military Personnel
* Includes $179.57 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $95.79 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,960.75
Unemployment and Labor $1,110.03
* Includes $81.74 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $32.64 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $882.54
* Includes $400.09 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $345.92 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $665.35
* Includes $388.32 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $46.30 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $625.03
* Includes $66.18 for Border Protection
* Includes $34.73 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $27.33 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $475.85
* Includes $24.64 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $10.52 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $419.56
* Includes $146.72 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $114.94 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.76 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $308.15
* Includes $54.78 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $11.28 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $236.63
* Includes $39.53 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $10.59 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $200.05
* Includes $149.93 for Department of State
* Includes $29.90 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $153.58
* Includes $92.66 for NASA
* Includes $34.17 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $14,823
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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