Statistics for 2017 Tax Returns with EITC

Nationwide during 2017, 27 million eligible workers and families received about $65 billion in EITC

The average amount of EITC received nationwide was about $2,4451

 

State Number of EITC Claims Total EITC Amount

Average EITC Amount

ALABAMA 482 K $1.4 B $2,810
ALASKA

46 K

$99 M

$2,142

ARIZONA

562 K

$1.5 B

$2,598

ARKANSAS

287 K

$767 M

$2,672

CALIFORNIA 

2.9 M

$6.8 B

$2,379

COLORADO

342 K

$754 M

$2,202

CONNECTICUT

216 K

$478 M

$2,211

DELAWARE

72 K

$172 M

$2,383

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

51 K

$120 M

$2,336

FLORIDA

2.0 M

$5.1 B

$2,508

GEORGIA

1.0 M

$2.9 B

$2,782

HAWAII

98 K

$215 M

$2,184

IDAHO

127 K

$297 M

$2,332

ILLINOIS

963 K

$2.4 B

$2,510

INDIANA

527 K

$1.3 B

$2,424

IOWA

201 K

$459 M

$2,282

KANSAS

202 K

$482 M

$2,385

KENTUCKY

388 K

$946 M

$2,439

LOUISIANA

494 K

$1.4 B

$2,858

MAINE

97 K

$204 M

$2,099

MARYLAND

398 K

$931 M

$2,339

MASSACHUSETTS

387 K

$814 M

$2,105

MICHIGAN

766 K

$1.9 B

$2,489

MINNESOTA

326K

$720 M

$2,207

MISSISSIPPI

364 K

$1.1 B

$2,892

MISSOURI

486 K

$1.2 B

$2,456

MONTANA

75 K

$163 M

$2,165

NEBRASKA

129 K

$305 M

$2,360

NEVADA

248 K

$609 M

$2,458

NEW HAMPSHIRE

73K

$144 M

$1,980

NEW JERSEY

584 K

$1.4 B

$2,341

NEW MEXICO

206 K

$512 M

$2,488

NEW YORK

1.7 M

$4.0 B

$2,347

NORTH CAROLINA

898 K

$2.3 B

$2,509

NORTH DAKOTA

42 K

$91 M

$2,150

OHIO

914 K

$2.2 B

$2,441

OKLAHOMA

327 K

$838 M

$2,564

OREGON

265 K

$564 M

$2,130

PENNSYLVANIA

911 K

$2.1 B

$2,262

RHODE ISLAND

81 K

$185 M

$2,295

SOUTH CAROLINA

474 K

$1.2 B

$2,581

SOUTH DAKOTA

61 K

$135 M

$2,244

TENNESSEE

620 K

$1.6 B

$2,558

TEXAS

2.6 M

$7.0 B

$2,744

UTAH

182 K

$426 M

$2,342

VERMONT

42 K

$83 M

$1,957

VIRGINIA

592 K

$1.4 B

$2,346

WASHINGTON

426 K

$926 M

$2,177

WEST VIRGINIA

152 K

$355 M

$2,344

WISCONSIN

367 K

$825 M

$2,248

WYOMING

36 K

$78 M

$2,152

INTERNATIONAL 19 K $41 M $2,166

1Source - Calendar Year Report December 2017

 

 

Prior Year Statistics