Special Report

Most Audited County in Every State

Samuel Stebbins

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Colorado: Saguache County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 9.5 (state: 7.4)
> Median household income: $34,765 (state: $65,458)
> Poverty rate: 21.0% (state: 11.5%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 26.0% (state: 39.4%)

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Connecticut: Fairfield County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 8.2 (state: 7.4)
> Median household income: $89,773 (state: $73,781)
> Poverty rate: 8.8% (state: 10.1%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 46.5% (state: 38.4%)

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Delaware: Sussex County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 7.4 (state: 7.3)
> Median household income: $57,901 (state: $63,036)
> Poverty rate: 12.0% (state: 12.1%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 25.1% (state: 31.0%)

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Florida: Miami-Dade County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 9.1 (state: 8.2)
> Median household income: $46,338 (state: $50,883)
> Poverty rate: 19.0% (state: 15.5%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 27.8% (state: 28.5%)

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Georgia: Calhoun County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 10.8 (state: 8.4)
> Median household income: $29,617 (state: $52,977)
> Poverty rate: 32.2% (state: 16.9%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 9.4% (state: 29.9%)

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