2018 Pennsylvania Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Pennsylvania paid $13,199 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $1,211 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Pennsylvania
Health $3,909.76
* Includes $1,698.46 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,500.82 for Medicare
* Includes $144.95 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $75.43 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,165.51
* Includes $1,588.66 for Military Contractors
* Includes $636.45 for Military Personnel
* Includes $210.23 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $93.11 for Boeing
* Includes $91.30 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $2,082.44
Unemployment and Labor $925.06
* Includes $255.93 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $71.64 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $14.95 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $776.70
* Includes $369.63 for Income Support
* Includes $329.06 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $522.99
* Includes $298.93 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $99.63 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $490.40
* Includes $92.91 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $70.95 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $29.87 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $452.03
* Includes $113.48 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $30.00 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $27.40 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $8.96 for Public Housing
Education $295.50
* Includes $200.42 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $92.98 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $171.95
* Includes $34.35 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $20.51 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $7.51 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $167.97
* Includes $112.31 for State Department
* Includes $46.82 for Foreign Aid
Science $137.56
* Includes $83.40 for NASA
* Includes $30.98 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $101.12
* Includes $43.63 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $22.40 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $13,199
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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