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Where does your state compare to those with highest tax rates?

A new report lists the states with the lowest and highest tax rates.

A survey by WalletHub  found that four blue and one red state topped the list. Illinois came in as having the highest tax burden with an effective state and local tax rate of 15.01% on a middle-class household or medium income. Coming in second-highest is Connecticut, with  14.84%, New York, with 14.08% and then Pennsylvania. But what surprised many was Kansas under Gov. Laura Kelly (D). The sunflower state came in as the fifth fifth-highest at 13.43%.  Missouri came in at 28 with 11.25%.

Americans living in the highest taxes states pay about three times more than individuals living in the cheapest states.

States with the lowest tax rates on medium incomes are Alaska with an effective tax rate of 5.84%, followed by Delaware at 6.25%, Montana at 7.11%, Nevada at 7.94% and Wyoming at 8.05%.

But don’t let a low tax rate, like that in California, fool you. Many states make up for it in other fees and hidden taxes. There’s a reason why people are leaving California.

Overall, what are typically referred to as Red and Blue states have a sharp contrast. Averaged out, Blue states pay approximately 20% more in taxes overall than Red states.

WalletHub conducted the analysis by comparing the 50 states and Washington across four areas of taxation: Real-estate, vehicle property, income and sales and excise.

Here are the states and their tax rates:

 Rank: 1 is least taxesStateEffective Total State & Local Tax Rates on Median U.S. Household*Annual State & Local Taxes on Median U.S. Household*% Difference Between State & U.S. Avg.** Annual State & Local Taxes on Median State Household***Adjusted Overall Rank (based on Cost of Living Index)
1Alaska5.84%$3,694-45.90%$4,5853
2Delaware6.25%$3,949-42.17%$4,3661
3Montana7.11%$4,494-34.19%$4,3012
4Nevada7.94%$5,017-26.53%$5,18010
5Wyoming8.05%$5,086-25.51%$5,1788
6Florida8.23%$5,204-23.79%$4,8205
7Utah8.34%$5,274-22.76%$6,1949
8Idaho8.43%$5,329-21.96%$4,8706
9Colorado8.54%$5,396-20.98%$6,61113
10Tennessee8.72%$5,513-19.27%$4,5514
11California8.96%$5,662-17.08%$8,58832
12South Carolina8.99%$5,683-16.78%$4,77911
13Oregon8.99%$5,686-16.73%$6,59824
14District of Columbia9.04%$5,715-16.30%$9,56342
15Alabama9.10%$5,754-15.73%$4,5087
16Arizona9.52%$6,021-11.83%$5,81414
17W. Virginia9.69%$6,124-10.31%$4,40512
18N. Dakota10.03%$6,343-7.11%$6,25323
19New Hampshire10.06%$6,358-6.88%$7,57733
20New Mexico10.54%$6,663-2.42%$5,25720
21Georgia10.57%$6,683-2.13%$5,98915
22North Carolina10.61%$6,710-1.73%$5,74217
23Louisiana10.63%$6,723-1.54%$5,23919
24Hawaii10.66%$6,736-1.35%$9,62145
25Virginia10.73%$6,783-0.66%$7,95526
26Mass.10.90%$6,8900.91%$9,97243
27South Dakota11.16%$7,0553.33%$6,09527
28Missouri11.25%$7,1114.14%$6,02316
29Minnesota11.27%$7,1284.39%$7,77429
30Arkansas11.28%$7,1344.48%$5,21718
31Oklahoma11.44%$7,2355.95%$5,67322
32Maryland11.49%$7,2616.34%$10,01146
33Vermont11.62%$7,3477.60%$7,49841
34Indiana11.75%$7,4308.81%$6,23928
35Maine11.81%$7,4659.33%$6,79240
36Mississippi11.97%$7,56910.86%$5,38121
37Washington12.02%$7,60111.33%$9,73239
38Michigan12.22%$7,72813.18%$6,38825
39Kentucky12.48%$7,88715.51%$6,11530
40Texas12.79%$8,08318.37%$7,21234
41Rhode Island12.82%$8,10318.67%$9,06350
42New Jersey12.84%$8,11718.88%$11,90648
43Ohio13.18%$8,32921.98%$6,72431
44Iowa13.18%$8,33422.05%$7,05335
45Wisconsin13.22%$8,35722.39%$7,58637
46Nebraska13.27%$8,38622.82%$7,21438
47Kansas13.43%$8,48824.30%$7,29436
48Pennsylvania13.97%$8,83029.32%$8,13844
49New York14.08%$8,90030.34%$11,02449
50Connecticut14.84%$9,37937.36%$11,62551
51Illinois15.01%$9,48838.95%$9,200

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