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Table 17
State-only Taxes Per Capita, 1997
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Alaska $2,659 27 Indiana $1,552
2 Hawaii $2,601 28 Nebraska $1,538
3 Connecticut $2,491 29 Vermont $1,527
4 Minnesota $2,395 30 Oklahoma $1,526
5 Delaware $2,381 31 Oregon $1,525
6 Massachusetts $2,175 32 Arizona $1,500
7 Michigan $2,080 33 Arkansas $1,497
8 Washington $1,997 34 Mississippi $1,471
9 Wisconsin $1,970 35 Ohio $1,468
10 NEW YORK $1,922 36 Utah $1,462
11 California $1,911 37 Georgia $1,456
12 Nevada $1,809 38 Missouri $1,447
13 New Mexico $1,793 39 Florida $1,439
14 New Jersey $1,790 40 Montana $1,433
15 Kentucky $1,745 41 South Carolina $1,431
16 North Carolina $1,701 42 Virginia $1,430
17 Maryland $1,689 43 Wyoming $1,380
18 Rhode Island $1,666 44 Colorado $1,359
19 North Dakota $1,660 45 Louisiana $1,297
20 Iowa $1,643 46 Alabama $1,270
21 Kansas $1,630 47 Tennessee $1,233
22 Maine $1,626 48 Texas $1,184
23 Idaho $1,620 49 South Dakota $1,041
24 Pennsylvania $1,612 50 New Hampshire $780
25 West Virginia $1,600 U.S. Average $1,660
26 Illinois $1,559 N.Y.S. % above avg. 15.8%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Data, for state fiscal years ending in 1997, do not show impact of
major New York tax reductions taking effect in following years.

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