FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Seven Fairfield County towns and cities were among the Top 10 total taxpayers in Connecticut for 2013, according to The Hartford Courant.
Those Top 10 municipalities -- Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Westport and Fairfield along with Milford, Glastonbury and West Hartford -- paid nearly $2.18 billion to the state in taxes, the Courant said. The 113 towns at the bottom of the list paid less -- $2.16 billion, the Courant said.
The top two in total payment? Greenwich at $642 million, with Stamford as a distant second at $297 million, the Courant said.
Per person, New Canaan residents paid the most income tax with an average of $24,760, with Greenwich right behind averaging $24,209 per person, The Hartford Courant said.
Other locales did plenty to feed revenue to the state, according to The Courant:
- Darien, at $20,305 per person
- Westport, $15,781
- Weston, $15,552
- Wilton, $12,388
- Ridgefield, $9,810
- Easton, $8,976
- Redding, $8,305
- Fairfield, $7,653
- Stamford, $5,088
- Norwalk, $3,307
- Danbury, $1,885,
- Bridgeport, at $938, the second lowest in the state with only Hartford residents averaging less.
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