States With the Largest Average Tax Refund

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10. Iowa
> Average federal tax refund: $3,284 (10th largest)
> Median household income: $56,247 (25th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $7,639 (16th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 48% (18th lowest)

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9. Minnesota
> Average federal tax refund: $3,372 (9th largest)
> Median household income: $65,599 (13th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $18,786 (2nd highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 48% (13th lowest)

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8. Illinois
> Average federal tax refund: $3,438 (8th largest)
> Median household income: $60,960 (16th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $12,650 (9th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 51% (20th highest)

7. Pennsylvania
> Average federal tax refund: $3,471 (7th largest)
> Median household income: $56,907 (23rd highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $10,632 (15th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 53% (15th highest)

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6. New York
> Average federal tax refund: $3,521 (6th largest)
> Median household income: $62,909 (14th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $13,471 (7th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 49% (24th lowest)