Notes: Map shows all cigarette tax rates in effect as of August 1st, 2015.
Tax rates are per pack of 20 cigarettes. The median tax rate in the United States is $1.53 per pack. The average price for a pack of cigarettes in the United States is roughly $6.24.
Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming last increased their cigarette taxes in 2005 or earlier.
Federal cigarette tax is $1.01 per pack.
Data Source: Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, State Cigarette Excise Tax Rates & Rankings, August 1st, 2015.
Source: Kaiser Family Foundation: State Cigarette Excise Tax Rates