The Alaska Citizen's Guide to the Budget

1997 State Revenue Comparison
State
Tax Burden: Collec-
tions as a Share of Per-sonal Income
General Sales Total
General Sales per Capita
Individual Income Total
Indi-
vidual Income per Capita
Sum per Capita
Popula-
tion 1997
Per Capita Personal Income 1997
U.S.

4.33%

$147,146,760
$550.89
$145,161,821
$543.46
$1094.35
237,636,061
$25,298
Alabama
3.57%
$1,505,713
$348.63
$1,687,599
$390.74
$739.37
4,319,154
$20,699
Alaska
0.00%
(X)
(X)
(X)
(X)
$0.00
609,311
$24,945
Arizona
4.52%
$2,855,234
$626.84
$1,668,414
$366.28
$993.12
4,554,966
$21,994
Arkansas
5.41%
$1,429,445
$566.57
$1,246,600
$494.09
$1,060.66
2,522,819
$19,602
California
5.11%
$19,973,609
$618.99
$23,272,871
$721.24
$1,340.23
32,268,301
$26,218
Colorado
3.78%
$1,412,903
$362.93
$2,560,337
$657.68
$1,020.61
3,892,644
$27,015
Connecticut
4.60%
$2,598,337
$794.60
$2,807,391
$858.53
$1,653.13
3,269,858
$35,954
Delaware
3.18%
(X)
(X)
$663,111
$905.89
$905.89
731,581
$28,443
Florida
3.32%
$12,068,290
$823.55
(X)
(X)
$823.55
14,653,945
$24,795
Georgia
4.84%
$3,915,761
$523.08
$4,741,200
$633.34
$1,156.42
7,486,242
$23,893
Hawaii
7.98%
$1,457,274
$1,227.70
$976,579
$822.73
$2,050.43
1,186,602
$25,686
Idaho
5.41%
$622,192
$514.21
$711,657
$588.15
$1,102.36
1,210,232
$20,393
Illinois
3.49%
$5,295,943
$445.19
$6,286,770
$528.48
$973.67
11,895,849
$27,929
Indiana
5.00%
$3,042,874
$518.91
$3,750,826
$639.64
$1,158.55
5,864,108
$23,183
Iowa
4.87%
$1,500,162
$526.00
$1,719,566
$602.93
$1,128.93
2,852,423
$23,177
Kansas
4.80%
$1,475,825
$568.72
$1,512,816
$582.97
$1,151.69
2,594,840
$24,014
Kentucky
5.08%
$1,882,682
$481.75
$2,205,023
$564.23
$1,045.98
3,908,124
$20,599
Louisiana
3.80%
$1,828,434
$420.14
$1,560,048
$358.47
$778.61
4,351,769
$20,473
Maine
5.34%
$683,152
$550.04
$771,810
$621.43
$1,171.47
1,242,051
$21,928
Maryland
4.01%
$2,095,319
$411.33
$3,768,560
$739.80
$1,151.13
5,094,289
$28,671
Massachusetts
5.27%
$2,876,066
$470.10
$7,181,821
$1,173.88
$1,643.98
6,117,520
$31,207
Michigan
5.54%
$7,132,110
$729.70
$6,400,404
$654.84
$1,384.54
9,773,892
$24,998
Minnesota
6.41%
$3,114,600
$664.66
$4,778,972
$1,019.84
$1,684.50
4,685,549
$26,295
Mississippi
5.48%
$1,916,461
$701.74
$791,009
$289.64
$991.38
2,730,501
$18,087
Missouri
4.39%
$2,592,460
$479.91
$3,038,167
$562.42
$1,042.33
5,402,058
$23,723
Montana
2.51%
(X)
(X)
$434,479
$494.29
$494.29
878,810
$19,704
Nebraska
4.60%
$865,708
$522.46
$937,297
$565.66
$1,088.12
1,656,870
$23,656
Nevada
3.81%
$1,698,714
$1,012.95
(X)
(X)
$1,012.95
1,676,809
$26,553
New Hampshire
0.16%
(X)
(X)
$52,682
$44.91
$44.91
1,172,709
$27,806
New Jersey
3.56%
$4,415,428
$548.30
$4,825,411
$599.21
$1,147.51
8,052,849
$32,233
New Mexico
6.29%
$1,345,759
$777.90
$747,813
$432.26
$1,210.16
1,729,751
$19,249
New York
4.53%
$7,353,097
$405.42
$17,554,367
$967.88
$1,373.30
18,137,226
$30,299
North Carolina
4.99%
$3,134,877
$422.21
$5,454,571
$734.62
$1,156.83
7,425,183
$23,174
North Dakota
3.66%
$311,433
$485.85
$163,316
$254.78
$740.63
640,883
$20,213
Ohio
4.20%
$5,234,151
$467.92
$6,141,212
$549.01
$1,016.93
11,186,331
$24,203
Oklahoma
4.43%
$1,272,606
$383.66
$1,697,600
$511.79
$895.45
3,317,091
$20,214
Oregon
4.21%
(X)
(X)
$3,272,594
$1,009.13
$1,009.13
3,243,487
$23,984
Pennsylvania
3.77%
$6,054,540
$503.71
$5,574,994
$463.81
$967.52
12,019,661
$25,678
Rhode Island
4.45%
$489,624
$496.07
$639,703
$648.13
$1,144.20
987,429
$25,689
South Carolina
5.11%
$2,032,134
$540.46
$1,932,992
$514.09
$1,054.55
3,760,181
$20,651
South Dakota
2.63%
$410,928
$556.81
(X)
(X)
$556.81
737,973
$21,183
Tennessee
3.25%
$3,839,913
$715.33
$128,188
$23.88
$739.21
5,368,198
$22,752
Texas
2.47%
$11,361,888
$584.49
(X)
(X)
$584.49
19,439,337
$23,647
Utah
5.74%
$1,265,084
$614.42
$1,127,712
$547.70
$1,162.12
2,059,148
$20,246
Vermont
3.74%
$183,836
$312.12
$323,140
$548.62
$860.74
588,978
$23,018
Virginia
3.88%
$2,118,945
$314.66
$4,727,791
$702.08
$1,016.74
6,733,996
$26,172
Washington
4.44%
$6,572,213
$1,171.52
(X)
(X)
$1,171.52
5,610,362
$26,412
West Virginia
4.75%
$831,239
$457.73
$786,190
$432.92
$890.65
1,815,787
$18,734
Wisconsin
5.92%
$2,864,982
$554.16
$4,538,218
$877.80
$1,431.96
5,169,677
$24,199
Wyoming
1.98%
$214,815
$447.53
(X)
(X)
$447.53
479,743
$22,611
Alaska at US Avg. Burden
-
$330,977,478
$543.20
$326,513,497
$535.87
$1,079.07
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Source: U.S. Dept. of Commerce
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