States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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Maui County, Hawaii
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50. Hawaii
> Effective property tax rate: 0.3%
> Median home value: $566,900 (the highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $943 (13th lowest)
> Median household income: $73,486 (2nd highest)

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49. Alabama
> Effective property tax rate: 0.4%
> Median home value: $134,100 (7th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $548 (the lowest)
> Median household income: $44,765 (4th lowest)

Balcony with Plants #12 French Quarter New Orleans, Louisiana
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48. Louisiana
> Effective property tax rate: 0.5%
> Median home value: $155,600 (18th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $849 (9th lowest)
> Median household income: $45,727 (7th lowest)

Cheyenne Wyoming Capital City Downtown Capitol Building Legislature
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47. Wyoming
> Effective property tax rate: 0.5%
> Median home value: $212,500 (19th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,173 (7th highest)
> Median household income: $60,214 (17th highest)

Wheeling, West Virginia
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46. West Virginia
> Effective property tax rate: 0.5%
> Median home value: $112,100 (the lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $798 (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $42,019 (3rd lowest)