The average Arkansas household owes $21,500 in income taxes, according to the most recent state data, and that includes state and local income taxes as well as federal and local sales taxes.
Arkansas’ median household income is $50,824, according the most recently available figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
That doesn’t include the higher taxes that go into the pockets of the wealthy, which can be a big factor in determining the household’s income.
The median income in Arkansas is about $55,000.
The state’s highest income tax rate, 10.4 percent, is among the lowest in the country.