How does your mortgage deduction compare?

In 2010, the average mortgage deduction among homeowners claiming it on their federal tax returns was $10,640. But the average deduction claimed in each state varied widely.


Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Washington D.C.

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

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Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

The mortgage interest deduction reduces a filer's taxable income.
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