States With the Largest Average Tax Refund

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5. Texas
> Average federal tax refund: $3,906 (5th largest)
> Median household income: $56,565 (25th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $9,372 (20th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 54% (8th highest)

4. Delaware
> Average federal tax refund: $3,925 (4th largest)
> Median household income: $61,757 (15th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $20,976 (the highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 47% (12th lowest)

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3. New Jersey
> Average federal tax refund: $3,946 (3rd largest)
> Median household income: $76,126 (3rd highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $15,989 (4th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 48% (16th lowest)

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2. Connecticut
> Average federal tax refund: $4,085 (2nd largest)
> Median household income: $73,433 (6th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $17,590 (3rd highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 48% (17th lowest)

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1. Oklahoma
> Average federal tax refund: $4,421 (the largest)
> Median household income: $49,176 (9th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $7,125 (13th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 50% (25th highest)