States With the Largest Average Tax Refund

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50. Vermont
> Average federal tax refund: $2,433 (the smallest)
> Median household income: $57,677 (20th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $7,142 (14th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 45% (7th lowest)

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49. Montana
> Average federal tax refund: $2,448 (2nd smallest)
> Median household income: $50,027 (11th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $5,729 (6th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 40% (the lowest)

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48. Maine
> Average federal tax refund: $2,470 (3rd smallest)
> Median household income: $53,079 (19th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $5,897 (7th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 47% (11th lowest)

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47. Oregon
> Average federal tax refund: $2,480 (4th smallest)
> Median household income: $57,532 (21st highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $7,806 (19th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 45% (6th lowest)

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46. Idaho
> Average federal tax refund: $2,529 (5th smallest)
> Median household income: $51,807 (15th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $5,991 (8th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 46% (8th lowest)