Statistics for 2018 Tax Returns with EITC

Nationwide during 2018, 25 million eligible workers and families received about $63 billion in EITC

The average amount of EITC received nationwide was about $2,488

 

State Number of EITC Claims1 Total EITC Amount1

Average EITC Amount1

ALABAMA 471 K $1.3 B $2,841
ALASKA

45 K

$98 M

$2,165

ARIZONA

548 K

$1.4 B

$2,165

ARKANSAS

281 K

$757 M

$2,697

CALIFORNIA 

2.8 M

$6.6 B

$2,364

COLORADO

331 K

$732 M

$2,214

CONNECTICUT

213 K

$475 M

$2,234

DELAWARE

71 K

$171 M

$2,401

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

50 K

$117 M

$2,364

FLORIDA

2.0 M

$5.2 B

$2,533

GEORGIA

1.0 M

$2.9 B

$2,807

HAWAII

94 K

$206 M

$2,187

IDAHO

124 K

$288 M

$2,332

ILLINOIS

932 K

$2.3 B

$2,517

INDIANA

511 K

$1.2 B

$2,439

IOWA

195 K

$451 M

$2,306

KANSAS

196 K

$470 M

$2,399

KENTUCKY

378 K

$933 M

$2,467

LOUISIANA

484 K

$1.4 B

$2,897

MAINE

95 K

$199 M

$2,106

MARYLAND

388 K

$914 M

$2,356

MASSACHUSETTS

378 K

$804 M

$2,127

MICHIGAN

746 K

$1.9 B

$2,523

MINNESOTA

316 K

$702 M

$2,220

MISSISSIPPI

357 K

$1.0 B

$2,927

MISSOURI

474 K

$1.2 B

$2,473

MONTANA

73 K

$159 M

$2,178

NEBRASKA

126 K

$301 M

$2,385

NEVADA

247 K

$609 M

$2,466

NEW HAMPSHIRE

70 K

$139 M

$1,986

NEW JERSEY

576 K

$1.4 B

$2,360

NEW MEXICO

200 K

$499 M

$2,500

NEW YORK

1.6 M

$3.9 B

$2,355

NORTH CAROLINA

883 K

$2.2 B

$2,531

NORTH DAKOTA

42 K

$91 M

$2,171

OHIO

892 K

$2.2 B

$2,465

OKLAHOMA

319 K

$823 M

$2,581

OREGON

255 K

$545 M

$2,137

PENNSYLVANIA

890 K

$2.0 B

$2,286

RHODE ISLAND

79 K

$183 M

$2,316

SOUTH CAROLINA

463 K

$1.2 B

$2,602

SOUTH DAKOTA

59 K

$133 M

$2,261

TENNESSEE

604 K

$1.6 B

$2,573

TEXAS

2.5 M

$7.0 B

$2,773

UTAH

176 K

$411 M

$2,332

VERMONT

41 K

$81 M

$1,966

VIRGINIA

578 K

$1.4 B

$2,365

WASHINGTON

407 K

$893 M

$2,194

WEST VIRGINIA

145 K

$343 M

$2,368

WISCONSIN

355 K

$803 M

$2,265

WYOMING

35 K

$75 M

$2,172

INTERNATIONAL 17 K $37 M $2,125

1Source - Calendar Year Report, 2018.

 

Prior Year Statistics