Special Report

Most Audited County in Every State

Samuel Stebbins

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Oklahoma: Adair County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 9.4 (state: 7.8)
> Median household income: $33,366 (state: $49,767)
> Poverty rate: 30.8% (state: 16.2%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 13.6% (state: 24.8%)

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Oregon: Sherman County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 8.5 (state: 7.3)
> Median household income: $42,074 (state: $56,119)
> Poverty rate: 13.7% (state: 14.9%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 17.6% (state: 32.3%)

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Pennsylvania: Philadelphia County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 8.4 (state: 7.2)
> Median household income: $40,649 (state: $56,951)
> Poverty rate: 25.8% (state: 13.1%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 27.1% (state: 30.1%)

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Rhode Island: Providence County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 7.5 (state: 7.2)
> Median household income: $52,530 (state: $61,043)
> Poverty rate: 16.7% (state: 13.4%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 27.8% (state: 33.0%)

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South Carolina: Allendale County
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 10.3 (state: 8.0)
> Median household income: $23,331 (state: $48,781)
> Poverty rate: 30.4% (state: 16.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 9.4% (state: 27.0%)

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