States With the Largest Average Tax Refund

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15. California
> Average federal tax refund: $3,186 (15th largest)
> Median household income: $67,739 (9th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $10,769 (13th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 47% (10th lowest)

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14. Louisiana
> Average federal tax refund: $3,213 (14th largest)
> Median household income: $45,146 (4th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $8,874 (25th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 53% (10th highest)

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13. Nebraska
> Average federal tax refund: $3,225 (13th largest)
> Median household income: $56,927 (22nd highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $13,203 (8th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 48% (15th lowest)

12. Virginia
> Average federal tax refund: $3,229 (12th largest)
> Median household income: $68,114 (8th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $9,940 (17th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 51% (19th highest)

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11. North Dakota
> Average federal tax refund: $3,256 (11th largest)
> Median household income: $60,656 (17th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $9,137 (22nd highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 43% (2nd lowest)