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Table 22
Local Taxes Per Capita, 1996
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 NEW YORK $2,109 27 Iowa $891
2 New Jersey 1,636 28 Washington 882
3 New Hampshire 1,533 29 Nevada 855
4 Connecticut 1,439 30 Arizona 848
5 Alaska 1,289 31 Missouri 835
6 Illinois 1,275 32 Louisiana 818
7 Maryland 1,176 33 Indiana 778
8 Rhode Island 1,168 34 Tennessee 717
9 Colorado 1,157 35 North Dakota 708
10 Vermont 1,149 36 Utah 694
11 Ohio 1,102 37 Montana 650
12 Nebraska 1,097 38 Hawaii 644
13 Massachusetts 1,094 39 Michigan 639
14 Wisconsin 1,089 40 North Carolina 629
15 Maine 1,074 41 South Carolina 599
16 Virginia 1,008 42 Oklahoma 588
17 Texas 998 43 Idaho 578
18 Pennsylvania 994 44 Alabama 556
19 South Dakota 967 45 Delaware 500
20 Florida 960 46 Kentucky 495
21 Georgia 954 47 West Virginia 481
22 Wyoming 945 48 New Mexico 476
23 Kansas 931 49 Mississippi 472
24 Minnesota 929 50 Arkansas 457
25 Oregon 901 U.S. average $1,020
26 California 893 N.Y.S. % above 106.8%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau data; calculations by The Public Policy Institute
Property taxes make up 61% of local tax revenue in New York, followed by
taxes on sales (19%), personal income (12%) and corporate income (8%).

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