District of Columbia Pays the Highest Federal Taxes Per Capita in the Nation

The District of Columbia pays the highest federal taxes per capita in the nation. Look at the chart below to see the complete state rankings:

State

2005 Total Federal Taxes Paid (Dollars Per Capita)

  1. District of Columbia

$11,582

  1. Connecticut

$11,522

  1. New Jersey

$9,902

  1. Massachusetts

$9,792

  1. Maryland

$8,812

  1. New York

$8,737

  1. Nevada

$8,417

  1. Wyoming

$8,286

  1. New Hampshire

$8,162

  1. California

$8,028

  1. Virginia

$7,981

  1. Minnesota

$7,928

  1. Washington

$7,923

  1. Delaware

$7,898

  1. Illinois

$7,824

  1. Colorado

$7,721

  1. Florida

$7,649

  1. Rhode Island

$7,414

  1. Pennsylvania

$7,093

  1. Hawaii

$6,709

  1. Wisconsin

$6,695

  1. Vermont

$6,568

  1. Michigan

$6,568

  1. Oregon

$6,503

  1. Texas

$6,437

  1. Nebraska

$6,415

  1. Kansas

$6,350

  1. South Dakota

$6,256

  1. Georgia

$6,160

  1. Ohio

$6,130

  1. Arizona

$6,099

  1. Indiana

$6,088

  1. North Carolina

$6,084

  1. Missouri

$6,078

  1. Tennesee

$6,041

  1. North Dakota

$6,031

  1. Iowa

$6,019

  1. Maine

$5,868

  1. Montana

$5,605

  1. Oklahoma

$5,532

  1. Idaho

$5,440

  1. Alabama

$5,434

  1. Alaska

$5,434

  1. South Carolina

$5,364

  1. Utah

$5,311

  1. Kentucky

$5,283

  1. New Mexico

$5,153

  1. Arkansas

$5,030

  1. West Virginia

$4,861

  1. Louisiana

$4,565

  1. Mississippi

$4,281