Statistics for 2016 Tax Returns With EITC

Nationwide during 2016,  27 million qualified workers and families received over $67 billion in EITC

The average amount of EITC received nationwide was about $2,455

 

State Number of EITC Claims Total EITC Amount Average EITC Amount
ALABAMA 511 K $1.4 B $2,796
ALASKA

47 K

$97 M

$2,084

ARIZONA

591 K

$1.5 B

$2,584

ARKANSAS

303 K

$798 M

$2,634

CALIFORNIA 

3 M

$7.5 B

$2,375

COLORADO

366 K

$799 M

$2,183

CONNECTICUT

226 K

$494 M

$2,190

DELAWARE

75 K

$179 M

$2,373

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

54 K

$125 M

$2,313

FLORIDA

2M

$5.4 B

$2,489

GEORGIA

1 M

$3.0 B

$2,765

HAWAII

108 K

$236 M

$2,183

IDAHO

135 K

$313  M

$2,318

ILLINOIS

1 M

$2.5 B

$2,498

INDIANA

554 K

$1.3 B

$2,413

IOWA

210 K

$477 M

$2,267

KANSAS

213 K

$505 M

$2,373

KENTUCKY

407 K

$983 M

$2,416

LOUISIANA

519 K

$1.5 B

$2,829

MAINE

103 K

$214 M

$2,078

MARYLAND

426 K

$995 M

$2,339

MASSACHUSETTS

411 K

$858 M

$2,086

MICHIGAN

807 K

$2.0 B

$2,467

MINNESOTA

343 K

$750 M

$2,188

MISSISSIPPI

387 K

$1.1 B

$2,889

MISSOURI

515 K

$1.3 B

$2,433

MONTANA

80 K

$171 M

$2,138

NEBRASKA

136 K

$319 M

$2,344

NEVADA

257 K

$628 M

$2,448

NEW HAMPSHIRE

78 K

$154 M

$1,970

NEW JERSEY

614 K

$1.4 B

$2,329

NEW MEXICO

216 K

$531 M

$2,463

NEW YORK

1.8 M

$4.2 B

$2,351

NORTH CAROLINA

950 K

$2.4 B

$2,492

NORTH DAKOTA

43 K

$92 M

$2,122

OHIO

959 K

$2.3 B

$2,430

OKLAHOMA

343 K

$864 M

$2,521

OREGON

286 K

$603  M

$2,110

PENNSYLVANIA

945 K

$2.0 B

$2,250

RHODE ISLAND

85 K

$193 M

$2,285

SOUTH CAROLINA

498 K

$1.3 B

$2,565

SOUTH DAKOTA

62 K

$139 M

$2,232

TENNESSEE

657 K

$1.7 B

$2,546

TEXAS

2.7 M

$7.2 B

$2,714

UTAH

196 K

$460 M

$2,340

VERMONT

45 K

$87 M

$1,936

VIRGINIA

625 K

$1.5 B

$2,328

WASHINGTON

451 K

$978 M

$2,168

WEST VIRGINIA

158 K

$361 M

$2,291

WISCONSIN

386 K

$863 M

$2,236

WYOMING

37 K

$79 M

$2,127

INTERNATIONAL 21 K $46 M $2,197

1Source - Calendar Year Report December 2016

 

 

Prior Year Statistics