Special Report

Most Audited County in Every State

Samuel Stebbins

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Montana: Big Horn County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 9.6 (state: 7.4)
> Median household income: $47,276 (state: $50,801)
> Poverty rate: 26.8% (state: 14.4%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 17.6% (state: 30.7%)

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Nebraska: Greeley County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 9.5 (state: 7.2)
> Median household income: $47,218 (state: $56,675)
> Poverty rate: 9.8% (state: 12.0%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 17.3% (state: 30.6%)

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Nevada: Clark County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 7.7 (state: 7.6)
> Median household income: $54,882 (state: $55,434)
> Poverty rate: 14.6% (state: 14.2%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 23.3% (state: 23.7%)

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New Hampshire: Coos County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 7.3 (state: 6.9)
> Median household income: $45,386 (state: $71,305)
> Poverty rate: 13.3% (state: 8.1%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 18.3% (state: 36.0%)

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New Jersey: Essex County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 8.4 (state: 7.5)
> Median household income: $57,365 (state: $76,475)
> Poverty rate: 16.7% (state: 10.7%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 34.0% (state: 38.1%)

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