Sales Tax Revenue Per Capita

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Latest Data: 2021
Release Timing: Annual
Frequency: Annual
Contact: Bill Bergman, 312-589-5101,

Sales tax collections per capita is the average amount of sales tax the state receives for each resident. Information regarding General Sales Tax and Selective Sales Tax can be obtained from the Annual Survey of State Government Finances of the U.S. Census Bureau. The sum of both the general sales tax as well as selective sales taxes is divided by the state's population to obtain the final value. 

Annual Survey of State Government Finances can be found on U.S. Census Bureau's American Fact Finder:  Table SG1500A1: State Government Finances 2018. 

State population estimates are found here:  Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 (NST-EST2019-01)