2016 Wyoming Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Wyoming paid $16,329 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $2,278 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Wyoming
Health $4,753.09
* Includes $2,017.03 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,862.40 for Medicare
* Includes $79.24 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $3,823.41
* Includes $811.67 for Military Personnel
* Includes $197.81 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $105.52 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $2,159.96
Unemployment and Labor $1,222.80
* Includes $90.04 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $35.95 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $972.21
* Includes $440.73 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $381.07 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $732.94
* Includes $427.78 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $51.01 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $688.53
* Includes $72.90 for Border Protection
* Includes $38.26 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $30.10 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $524.19
* Includes $27.14 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $11.59 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $462.18
* Includes $161.62 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $126.62 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.83 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $339.46
* Includes $60.34 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $12.43 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $260.67
* Includes $43.55 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $11.66 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $220.37
* Includes $165.16 for Department of State
* Includes $32.93 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $169.19
* Includes $102.07 for NASA
* Includes $37.65 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $16,329
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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