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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

STATE AND LOCAL TAX BURDENS, 2002

Rank, Taxes
per Capita
State State and Local Taxes per Capita Rank, Taxes per $1,000 Personal Income State and Local Taxes Per $1,000 Personal Income
1
NEW YORK $4,645 1 $131
2
Connecticut 4,373 27 104
3
New Jersey 4,038 21 104
4
Massachusetts 3,721 40 96
5
Minnesota 3,673 7 113
6
Maryland 3,646 20 104
7
Wyoming 3,644 3 122
8
Maine 3,507 2 130
9
California 3,440 17 106
10
Wisconsin 3,421 5 117
11
Hawaii 3,416 4 121
12
Rhode Island 3,392 6 114
13
Delaware 3,334 15 107
14
Illinois 3,303 29 101
15
Alaska 3,229 28 103
16
Washington 3,216 32 101
17
Vermont 3,190 12 111
18
Ohio 3,170 11 111
19
Colorado 3,088 45 92
20
Nebraska 3,077 14 108
21
Pennsylvania 3,052 31 101
22
Michigan 3,051 25 104
23
Virginia 3,037 43 95
24
Nevada 2,968 30 101
25
Kansas 2,941 26 104
26
Iowa 2,837 24 104
27
New Hampshire 2,825 49 85
28
Georgia 2,816 34 100
29
Indiana 2,759 33 100
30
North Dakota 2,727 18 105
31
Louisiana 2,722 10 111
32
North Carolina 2,718 35 100
33
Texas 2,713 42 95
34
Florida 2,686 44 94
35
Missouri 2,667 39 96
36
Arizona 2,650 19 104
37
Kentucky 2,636 16 106
38
New Mexico 2,634 9 111
39
Utah 2,599 13 108
40
West Virginia 2,571 8 112
41
Oregon 2,558 46 91
42
Oklahoma 2,516 37 100
43
Idaho 2,451 36 100
44
South Dakota 2,423 47 90
45
Arkansas 2,387 22 104
46
South Carolina 2,376 41 96
47
Montana 2,346 38 98
48
Mississippi 2,275 23 104
49
Tennessee 2,241 50 84
50
Alabama 2,170 48 88
U.S. average $3,149   $104
N.Y.S. above avg. 48%   26%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau; calculations by The Public Policy Institute