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State Rankings features comprehensive state statistics across key measures in education, health, crime, transportation, taxes, government finance, and so much more. The editors compile useful statistics that otherwise take an enormous amount of time to research, making it a favorite resource on reference shelves throughout the United States and around the world. Overall state rankings are provided as well as a complete list of all sources used to compile the tables. The rankings have been updated using specific methodology explained in the introduction with the most current available data at publication. Explanatory notes on the source and data are also included to provide context to each statistical table. State Rankings compares every state and Washington, D.C. in the following areas:  • Agriculture  • Population  • Economy  • Environment  • Government finance  • Crime  • Education  • Geography  • Social welfare  • Defense

Government Finances: Federal
Government Finances: Federal
Internal Revenue Service Gross Collections in 2018
National Total = $3,465,466,627,000*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

COLLECTIONS

% of USA

RANK

STATE

COLLECTIONS

% of USA

30

Alabama

$26,724,809,000

0.8%

1

California

$456,555,954,000

13.2%

48

Alaska

5,287,377,000

0.2%

2

New York

281,220,376,000

8.1%

23

Arizona

46,226,885,000

1.3%

3

Texas

280,048,364,000

8.1%

27

Arkansas

32,029,540,000

0.9%

4

Florida

205,694,126,000

5.9%

1

California

456,555,954,000

13.2%

5

Illinois

161,189,282,000

4.7%

19

Colorado

58,707,795,000

1.7%

6

Ohio

140,891,209,000

4.1%

21

Connecticut

53,729,155,000

1.6%

7

New Jersey

138,976,784,000

4.0%

36

Delaware

19,038,671,000

0.5%

8

Pennsylvania

136,268,950,000

3.9%

4

Florida

205,694,126,000

5.9%

9

Massachusetts

117,998,443,000

3.4%

11

Georgia

92,804,948,000

2.7%

10

Minnesota

99,354,057,000

2.9%

41

Hawaii

9,591,724,000

0.3%

11

Georgia

92,804,948,000

2.7%

40

Idaho

10,858,404,000

0.3%

12

Washington

90,404,108,000

2.6%

5

Illinois

161,189,282,000

4.7%

13

Virginia

84,844,999,000

2.4%

20

Indiana

58,698,927,000

1.7%

14

Michigan

83,256,186,000

2.4%

33

Iowa

25,111,982,000

0.7%

15

North Carolina

82,539,491,000

2.4%

31

Kansas

25,813,743,000

0.7%

16

Maryland

72,561,209,000

2.1%

25

Kentucky

34,754,947,000

1.0%

17

Tennessee

68,888,235,000

2.0%

24

Louisiana

41,982,123,000

1.2%

18

Missouri

63,139,167,000

1.8%

44

Maine

7,925,462,000

0.2%

19

Colorado

58,707,795,000

1.7%

16

Maryland

72,561,209,000

2.1%

20

Indiana

58,698,927,000

1.7%

9

Massachusetts

117,998,443,000

3.4%

21

Connecticut

53,729,155,000

1.6%

14

Michigan

83,256,186,000

2.4%

22

Wisconsin

51,992,826,000

1.5%

10

Minnesota

99,354,057,000

2.9%

23

Arizona

46,226,885,000

1.3%

39

Mississippi

11,460,401,000

0.3%

24

Louisiana

41,982,123,000

1.2%

18

Missouri

63,139,167,000

1.8%

25

Kentucky

34,754,947,000

1.0%

47

Montana

6,229,347,000

0.2%

26

Oregon

33,802,142,000

1.0%

32

Nebraska

25,312,311,000

0.7%

27

Arkansas

32,029,540,000

0.9%

35

Nevada

23,317,912,000

0.7%

28

South Carolina

28,552,567,000

0.8%

38

New Hampshire

12,291,272,000

0.4%

29

Oklahoma

27,908,169,000

0.8%

7

New Jersey

138,976,784,000

4.0%

30

Alabama

26,724,809,000

0.8%

42

New Mexico

9,002,297,000

0.3%

31

Kansas

25,813,743,000

0.7%

2

New York

281,220,376,000

8.1%

32

Nebraska

25,312,311,000

0.7%

15

North Carolina

82,539,491,000

2.4%

33

Iowa

25,111,982,000

0.7%

46

North Dakota

6,578,855,000

0.2%

34

Utah

23,401,402,000

0.7%

6

Ohio

140,891,209,000

4.1%

35

Nevada

23,317,912,000

0.7%

29

Oklahoma

27,908,169,000

0.8%

36

Delaware

19,038,671,000

0.5%

26

Oregon

33,802,142,000

1.0%

37

Rhode Island

14,725,607,000

0.4%

8

Pennsylvania

136,268,950,000

3.9%

38

New Hampshire

12,291,272,000

0.4%

37

Rhode Island

14,725,607,000

0.4%

39

Mississippi

11,460,401,000

0.3%

28

South Carolina

28,552,567,000

0.8%

40

Idaho

10,858,404,000

0.3%

43

South Dakota

8,200,403,000

0.2%

41

Hawaii

9,591,724,000

0.3%

17

Tennessee

68,888,235,000

2.0%

42

New Mexico

9,002,297,000

0.3%

3

Texas

280,048,364,000

8.1%

43

South Dakota

8,200,403,000

0.2%

34

Utah

23,401,402,000

0.7%

44

Maine

7,925,462,000

0.2%

50

Vermont

4,417,527,000

0.1%

45

West Virginia

6,911,139,000

0.2%

13

Virginia

84,844,999,000

2.4%

46

North Dakota

6,578,855,000

0.2%

12

Washington

90,404,108,000

2.6%

47

Montana

6,229,347,000

0.2%

45

West Virginia

6,911,139,000

0.2%

48

Alaska

5,287,377,000

0.2%

22

Wisconsin

51,992,826,000

1.5%

49

Wyoming

4,930,650,000

0.1%

49

Wyoming

4,930,650,000

0.1%

50

Vermont

4,417,527,000

0.1%

District of Columbia

28,443,717,000

0.8%

Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service “Fiscal Year 2018 IRS Data Book” (https://www.irs.gov/statistics/soi-tax-stats-irs-data-book)

*Total includes $24,870,651,000 from U.S. citizens abroad and other miscellaneous returns not shown separately.

Per Capita Internal Revenue Service Gross Collections in 2018
National Per Capita = $10,532*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

PER CAPITA

RANK

STATE

PER CAPITA

47

Alabama

$5,468

1

Delaware

$19,719

38

Alaska

7,192

2

Minnesota

17,722

42

Arizona

6,458

3

Massachusetts

17,144

15

Arkansas

10,642

4

New Jersey

15,640

13

California

11,570

5

Connecticut

15,044

16

Colorado

10,315

6

New York

14,399

5

Connecticut

15,044

7

Rhode Island

13,915

1

Delaware

19,719

8

Nebraska

13,145

21

Florida

9,682

9

Illinois

12,669

27

Georgia

8,829

10

Ohio

12,066

41

Hawaii

6,752

11

Maryland

12,022

43

Idaho

6,203

12

Washington

12,016

9

Illinois

12,669

13

California

11,570

28

Indiana

8,767

14

Pennsylvania

10,645

33

Iowa

7,976

15

Arkansas

10,642

26

Kansas

8,867

16

Colorado

10,315

35

Kentucky

7,791

17

Missouri

10,314

24

Louisiana

9,010

18

Tennessee

10,173

44

Maine

5,919

19

Virginia

9,980

11

Maryland

12,022

20

Texas

9,782

3

Massachusetts

17,144

21

Florida

9,682

31

Michigan

8,339

22

South Dakota

9,332

2

Minnesota

17,722

23

New Hampshire

9,081

49

Mississippi

3,844

24

Louisiana

9,010

17

Missouri

10,314

25

Wisconsin

8,953

45

Montana

5,873

26

Kansas

8,867

8

Nebraska

13,145

27

Georgia

8,829

36

Nevada

7,702

28

Indiana

8,767

23

New Hampshire

9,081

29

North Dakota

8,678

4

New Jersey

15,640

30

Wyoming

8,536

48

New Mexico

4,302

31

Michigan

8,339

6

New York

14,399

32

Oregon

8,083

34

North Carolina

7,951

33

Iowa

7,976

29

North Dakota

8,678

34

North Carolina

7,951

10

Ohio

12,066

35

Kentucky

7,791

39

Oklahoma

7,083

36

Nevada

7,702

32

Oregon

8,083

37

Utah

7,421

14

Pennsylvania

10,645

38

Alaska

7,192

7

Rhode Island

13,915

39

Oklahoma

7,083

46

South Carolina

5,616

40

Vermont

7,075

22

South Dakota

9,332

41

Hawaii

6,752

18

Tennessee

10,173

42

Arizona

6,458

20

Texas

9,782

43

Idaho

6,203

37

Utah

7,421

44

Maine

5,919

40

Vermont

7,075

45

Montana

5,873

19

Virginia

9,980

46

South Carolina

5,616

12

Washington

12,016

47

Alabama

5,468

50

West Virginia

3,830

48

New Mexico

4,302

25

Wisconsin

8,953

49

Mississippi

3,844

30

Wyoming

8,536

50

West Virginia

3,830

District of Columbia

40,544

Source: CQ Press using data from U.S. Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service ...

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