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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998

Table 16:
State and Local Taxes Per Capita, 1997
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 NEW YORK $4,671 27 Missouri $2,747
2 Connecticut 4,618 28 North Carolina 2,739
3 New Jersey 3,660 29 Georgia 2,727
4 Minnesota 3,638 30 Vermont 2,704
5 Hawaii 3,539 31 New Hampshire 2,699
6 Nevada 3,465 32 Utah 2,642
7 Maryland 3,431 33 Texas 2,580
8 Massachusetts 3,427 34 Kentucky 2,568
9 Wisconsin 3,340 35 Montana 2,546
10 Washington 3,309 36 Idaho 2,529
11 Oregon 3,263 37 Indiana 2,526
12 Illinois 3,229 38 North Dakota 2,479
13 Colorado 3,184 39 South Dakota 2,396
14 Delaware 3,141 40 New Mexico 2,365
15 Michigan 3,124 41 Mississippi 2,313
16 Virginia 3,056 42 Arkansas 2,257
17 Kansas 3,038 43 South Carolina 2,235
18 California 3,034 44 Wyoming 2,223
19 Rhode Island 3,017 45 Oklahoma 2,206
20 Pennsylvania 3,013 46 Alaska 2,142
21 Ohio 3,010 47 West Virginia 2,119
22 Iowa 3,009 48 Tennessee 2,114
23 Nebraska 2,991 49 Louisiana 2,090
24 Florida 2,886 50 Alabama 2,060
25 Arizona 2,875 U.S. Average $3,078
26 Maine 2,747 N.Y.S. % above avg. 51.8%
Source: Tax Foundation


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