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State-only Taxes Per Capita 2000

Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Connecticut $2,987   27 Arkansas $1,822
2 Hawaii 2,752 28 Kansas 1,810
3 Delaware 2,721 29 Virginia 1,787
4 Minnesota 2,711 30 Utah 1,782
5 Massachusetts 2,544 31 Iowa 1,772
6 California 2,474 32 Nebraska 1,742
7 Vermont 2,416 33 Oregon 1,738
8 Wisconsin 2,357 34 Ohio 1,733
9 Michigan 2,290 35 Oklahoma 1,696
10 Alaska 2,270 36 Indiana 1,662
11 NEW YORK $2,199 37 Mississippi 1,656
12 New Jersey 2,157 38 Georgia 1,650
13 Washington 2,132 39 Colorado 1,645
14 Maine 2,087 40 South Carolina 1,591
15 New Mexico 2,058 41 Arizona 1,579
16 Maryland 1,955 42 Montana 1,564
17 Wyoming 1,952 43 Florida 1,553
18 Rhode Island 1,941 44 Missouri 1,532
19 Kentucky 1,904 45 Louisiana 1,457
20 North Carolina 1,890 46 Alabama 1,448
21 Nevada 1,860 47 New Hampshire 1,372
22 West Virginia 1,849 48 Tennessee 1,360
23 Idaho 1,837 49 Texas 1,315
24 Illinois 1,835 50 South Dakota 1,228
25 Pennsylvania 1,829 U.S. average $1,921
26 North Dakota 1,826 N.Y.S. % above avg. 14.5%
Source: Public Policy Institute calculations from
US Census Bureau data

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