Delaware's Peaches Analysis

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Delaware’s individual income tax system consists of six brackets with a top rate of 6.6%. The top rate ranks 17th highest among states levying an individual income tax. Delaware’s state and local tax collections per person were $1,283 in 2013, which ranked 10th highest nationally. In the 1500s, the Spanish brought peaches to Delaware. By the 1600s, peaches were so plentiful in the state that farmers used them to feed their pigs. Supported by the Delaware Railroad in the early nineteenth century, Delaware became the leading producer of peaches in the Unites States. Almost 6,000,000 baskets of peaches were shipped to market in 1875, Delaware’s peak production year. Although, many problems were set upon peach farmers throughout the latter part
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