2010
State-Local Tax Burden Compared to U.S. Average
Real Dollars

State

Rate

Rank (1 is highest)

Per Capita Taxes Paid to Own State

Per Capita Taxes Paid to Other States

Total State and Local Per Capita Taxes Paid

Per Capita Income

United States10.2%$3,136$1,109$4,245$41,195
Alabama8.5%44$1,917$939$2,856$33,731
Alaska7.3%50$2,222$1,175$3,397$46,607
Arizona9.0%38$2,198$955$3,153$35,226
Arkansas10.5%13$2,496$892$3,388$32,367
California11.6%4$4,052$1,027$5,080$43,821
Colorado9.4%32$2,996$1,258$4,254$45,315
Connecticut12.5%3$5,069$2,162$7,231$57,788
Delaware9.5%30$2,184$1,654$3,838$40,221
District of Columbia9.2%(34)$3,951$2,195$6,146$66,448
Florida9.8%24$2,679$1,156$3,835$39,055
Georgia9.2%34$2,363$956$3,318$36,052
Hawaii10.5%14$3,428$1,102$4,530$43,287
Idaho9.7%26$2,174$1,011$3,185$32,917
Illinois10.5%16$3,458$1,162$4,620$44,206
Indiana9.8%25$2,497$914$3,411$34,771
Iowa9.9%22$2,742$1,063$3,805$38,416
Kansas9.9%20$2,684$1,232$3,916$39,470
Kentucky9.6%29$2,275$858$3,133$32,777
Louisiana7.9%47$1,940$963$2,902$36,698
Maine10.6%9$2,937$1,016$3,953$37,191
Maryland10.5%10$3,975$1,487$5,462$51,779
Massachusetts10.7%8$4,075$1,520$5,595$52,215
Michigan10.1%18$2,756$845$3,601$35,509
Minnesota11.0%7$3,693$1,118$4,812$43,822
Mississippi8.9%39$1,889$831$2,720$30,533
Missouri9.3%33$2,364$1,049$3,412$36,808
Montana9.0%37$2,058$1,118$3,175$35,463
Nebraska9.9%19$2,835$1,169$4,003$40,239
Nevada8.6%42$2,145$1,242$3,386$39,463
New Hampshire8.6%43$2,349$1,599$3,948$46,078
New Jersey12.9%2$4,973$1,903$6,876$53,497
New Mexico8.7%40$2,072$931$3,003$34,527
New York13.1%1$5,326$1,298$6,624$50,643
North Carolina10.2%17$2,700$925$3,625$35,601
North Dakota9.2%35$2,597$1,262$3,859$42,021
Ohio9.9%23$2,779$875$3,655$36,939
Oklahoma9.0%36$2,211$1,001$3,211$35,725
Oregon10.5%15$2,914$992$3,906$37,346
Pennsylvania10.5%12$3,196$1,116$4,313$40,962
Rhode Island11.2%6$3,403$1,383$4,785$42,796
South Carolina8.6%41$1,947$898$2,845$33,044
South Dakota7.8%49$1,876$1,255$3,130$39,888
Tennessee7.9%48$1,889$913$2,802$35,445
Texas8.1%45$2,281$926$3,208$39,424
Utah9.5%31$2,289$999$3,288$34,598
Vermont10.5%11$2,989$1,286$4,275$40,544
Virginia9.6%28$3,203$1,321$4,524$47,301
Washington9.6%27$3,149$1,223$4,372$45,382
West Virginia9.9%21$2,300$851$3,151$31,771
Wisconsin11.5%5$3,528$1,023$4,551$39,561
Wyoming8.0%46$2,112$1,713$3,825$47,845
Source: Tax Foundation calculations. For full methodology, see Tax Foundation Working Paper 10. Inflation adjustment done using Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index - All Urban Consumers, annual measure (1977-2011).