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State-only Taxes Per-Capita, 1999

Table 20
State-only Taxes Per-Capita, 1999
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Connecticut $2,932   27 Vermont $1,704
2 Delaware 2,695   28 Iowa 1,697
3 Hawaii 2,671   29 Wyoming 1,694
4 Minnesota 2,614   30 Virginia 1,682
5 Massachusetts 2,386   31 Mississippi 1,652
6 Michigan 2,366   32 Indiana 1,638
7 Wisconsin 2,215   33 Ohio 1,615
8 California 2,184   34 Oklahoma 1,613
9 Washington 2,143   35 Oregon 1,611
10 New York $2,127   36 Georgia 1,600
11 New Jersey 2,079   37 Nebraska 1,598
12 Maine 2,028   38 Arizona 1,579
13 New Mexico 2,003   39 Florida 1,574
14 Rhode Island 1,913   40 Missouri 1,566
15 Nevada 1,896   41 Montana 1,547
16 North Carolina 1,887   42 South Carolina 1,499
17 Kentucky 1,857   43 Colorado 1,476
18 Maryland 1,833   44 Alaska 1,461
19 Arkansas 1,806   45 Alabama 1,380
20 Pennsylvania 1,800   46 Louisiana 1,379
21 Illinois 1,749   47 Tennessee 1,311
22 North Dakota 1,746   48 Texas 1,281
23 West Virginia 1,742   49 South Dakota 1,184
24 Idaho 1,735   50 New Hampshire 891
25 Kansas 1,729   U.S. average $1,835
26 Utah 1,711   N.Y.S. % above avg. 15.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/govs/www/statetax.html
Measured as a proportion of personal income, New York's state taxes are now slightly below the average for all states.