2016 Pennsylvania Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Pennsylvania paid $12,605 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $1,445 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Pennsylvania
Health $3,669.09
* Includes $1,557.02 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,437.66 for Medicare
* Includes $61.17 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,951.44
* Includes $626.56 for Military Personnel
* Includes $152.70 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $81.46 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,667.36
Unemployment and Labor $943.93
* Includes $69.51 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $27.75 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $750.48
* Includes $340.22 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $294.16 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $565.79
* Includes $330.22 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $39.38 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $531.50
* Includes $56.28 for Border Protection
* Includes $29.54 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $23.24 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $404.65
* Includes $20.95 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $8.95 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $356.78
* Includes $124.76 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $97.74 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.64 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $262.04
* Includes $46.58 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.59 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $201.22
* Includes $33.61 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $9.00 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $170.11
* Includes $127.49 for Department of State
* Includes $25.42 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $130.60
* Includes $78.79 for NASA
* Includes $29.06 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $12,605
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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