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Most Audited City in Every State

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16. Kansas: Wichita
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 7.33 (state: 7.30)
> Median household income: $53,953 (state: $55,477)
> Poverty rate: 13.9% (state: 12.8%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 30.0% (state: 32.3%)

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17. Kentucky: Bowling Green
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 7.79 (state: 7.76)
> Median household income: $46,716 (state: $46,535)
> Poverty rate: 18.7% (state: 18.3%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 25.1% (state: 23.2%)

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18. Louisiana: Monroe
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 8.92 (state: 8.39)
> Median household income: $39,904 (state: $46,710)
> Poverty rate: 24.2% (state: 19.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 22.8% (state: 23.4%)

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19. Maine: Lewiston-Auburn
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 7.29 (state: 7.17)
> Median household income: $49,538 (state: $53,024)
> Poverty rate: 14.3% (state: 12.9%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 22.1% (state: 30.3%)

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20. Maryland: Salisbury
> Audits per 1,000 tax returns: 7.54 (state: 7.36)
> Median household income: $56,283 (state: $78,916)
> Poverty rate: 13.3% (state: 9.7%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 25.8% (state: 39.0%)

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