States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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Providence County, Rhode Island
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10. Rhode Island
> Effective property tax rate: 1.5%
> Median home value: $241,000 (14th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,282 (6th highest)
> Median household income: $58,073 (19th highest)

New London, Connecticut - Downtown
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9. Connecticut
> Effective property tax rate: 1.5%
> Median home value: $270,900 (9th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,726 (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $71,346 (5th highest)

Cleveland, Ohio, Cuyahoga County
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8. Ohio
> Effective property tax rate: 1.6%
> Median home value: $136,400 (9th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,215 (22nd lowest)
> Median household income: $51,075 (17th lowest)

City Skyline, Omaha Nebraska
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7. Nebraska
> Effective property tax rate: 1.7%
> Median home value: $141,600 (12th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,649 (13th highest)
> Median household income: $54,996 (24th highest)

Austin Texas
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6. Texas
> Effective property tax rate: 1.7%
> Median home value: $152,000 (16th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,560 (14th highest)
> Median household income: $55,653 (22nd highest)