EIC Participation by State Tax Year 2010

EIC Participation For Tax Year 2010, by State These figures show the number of families in each state that claimed the EIC in 2011 (for tax year 2010) and the total dollar amount claimed in each state.

State

Number of Claims

Average EIC Dollar Amount

Total EIC Dollar Amount (in thousands)

Alabama

549,184

$2,513

$1,380,055

Alaska

48,873

$1,858

$90,816

Arizona

571,249

$2,268

$1,295,332

Arkansas

318,275

$2,329

$741,234

California

3,165,760

$2,166

$6,858,236

Colorado

362,533

$1,981

$718,025

Connecticut

209,130

$1,934

$404,519

Delaware

72,661

$2,085

$151,528

District of Columbia

54,088

$2,080

$112,488

Florida

2,113,098

$2,214

$4,678,561

Georgia

1,142,083

$2,421

$2,764,414

Hawaii

111,789

$1,991

$222,544

Idaho

139,185

$2,116

$294,575

Illinois

1,042,849

$2,220

$2,315,226

Indiana

553,335

$2,139

$1,183,667

Iowa

214,379

$1,980

$424,493

Kansas

221,237

$2,084

$461,022

Kentucky

412,315

$2,170

$894,660

Louisiana

550,095

$2,505

$1,377,933

Maine

104,710

$1,855

$194,211

Maryland

412,260

$2,085

$859,644

Massachusetts

395,362

$1,873

$740,580

Michigan

846,904

$2,152

$1,822,734

Minnesota

349,510

$1,906

$666,129

Mississippi

421,625

$2,559

$1,078,864

Missouri

533,872

$2,164

$1,155,333

Montana

86,693

$1,924

$166,770

Nebraska

137,772

$2,056

$283,278

Nevada

238,067

$2,184

$519,905

New Hampshire

81,073

$1,784

$144,620

New Jersey

580,890

$2,095

$1,216,924

New Mexico

223,783

$2,195

$491,256

New York

1,754,089

$2,131

$3,738,822

North Carolina

931,608

$2,253

$2,098,618

North Dakota

45,009

$1,897

$85,389

Ohio

979,259

$2,147

$2,102,412

Oklahoma

359,577

$2,238

$804,736

Oregon

286,935

$1,915

$549,488

Pennsylvania

930,066

$1,998

$1,858,084

Rhode Island

81,051

$2,083

$168,818

South Carolina

506,261

$2,306

$1,167,216

South Dakota

66,785

$1,996

$133,304

Tennessee

677,201

$2,278

$1,542,676

Texas

2,703,657

$2,476

$6,693,214

Utah

201,055

$2,163

$434,884

Vermont

46,889

$1,740

$81,602

Virginia

613,749

$2,096

$1,286,464

Washington

448,539

$1,960

$878,932

West Virginia

163,322

$2,039

$332,962

Wisconsin

389,823

$1,989

$775,530

Wyoming

39,816

$1,861

$74,108

United States

27,523,965

$2,202

$60,594,055

Source: IRS Master File, posted to IRS website