States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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Honolulu County, Hawaii

50. Hawaii
>Effective property tax rate:
0.28%
> Median home value: $528,000 (the highest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $1,993 (5th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Kauai County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Kauai County: $2,074

Birmingham, Alabama 2

49. Alabama
>Effective property tax rate:
0.43%
> Median home value: $125,600 (7th lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $1,352 (the lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Jefferson County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Jefferson County: $2,196

French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana 2

48. Louisiana
>Effective property tax rate:
0.51%
> Median home value: $143,600 (18th lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,076 (7th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Orleans Parish
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Orleans Parish: $3,945

Delaware

47. Delaware
>Effective property tax rate:
0.55%
> Median home value: $230,500 (15th highest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,532 (16th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: New Castle County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in New Castle County: $2,893

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, South Carolina

46. South Carolina
>Effective property tax rate:
0.57%
> Median home value: $140,000 (15th lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,041 (6th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Beaufort County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Beaufort County: $3,510