Taxes come home

Suburban areas get back some of the income tax their residents paid to the state. But some areas get back a higher percentage of what was paid than others.

Percent returned
12% +
9%+ to 12%
6%+ to 9%
3%+ to 6%
0 to 3%


Income taxes paid, returned

Zip codeCities$ paid in 2012$ returned in 2012% returned

Sources: Analysis of Illinois Department of Revenue and U.S. Census Bureau data

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