States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
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45. Delaware
> Effective property tax rate: 0.6%
> Median home value: $240,200 (15th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $825 (7th lowest)
> Median household income: $61,255 (14th highest)

Charleston, South Carolina, USA in the French Quarter.
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44. South Carolina
> Effective property tax rate: 0.6%
> Median home value: $148,600 (14th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,077 (20th lowest)
> Median household income: $47,238 (8th lowest)

Row of condominiums in downtown Durango, Colorado
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43. Colorado
> Effective property tax rate: 0.6%
> Median home value: $283,800 (8th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,333 (24th highest)
> Median household income: $63,909 (11th highest)

Salt Lake City, Utah downtown shot from the Meridian Monument looking to the Main Street
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42. Utah
> Effective property tax rate: 0.6%
> Median home value: $234,600 (16th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $952 (14th lowest)
> Median household income: $62,912 (13th highest)

Downtown town square in Fayetteville, Arkansas
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41. Arkansas
> Effective property tax rate: 0.6%
> Median home value: $120,700 (3rd lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $659 (3rd lowest)
> Median household income: $41,995 (2nd lowest)