States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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Key West, Monroe County, Florida
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25. Florida
> Effective property tax rate: 1.0%
> Median home value: $179,800 (25th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,216 (23rd lowest)
> Median household income: $49,426 (13th lowest)

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24. North Dakota
> Effective property tax rate: 0.9%
> Median home value: $180,900 (23rd highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,140 (21st lowest)
> Median household income: $60,557 (16th highest)

Lake Elkhorn, Columbia, Howard County, Maryland
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23. Maryland
> Effective property tax rate: 1.0%
> Median home value: $299,800 (5th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,504 (17th highest)
> Median household income: $75,847 (the highest)

Springfield, Missouri
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22. Missouri
> Effective property tax rate: 1.0%
> Median home value: $147,800 (13th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $977 (17th lowest)
> Median household income: $50,238 (15th lowest)

Two seaplanes parked at a harbor, Ketchikan, Alaska
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21. Alaska
> Effective property tax rate: 1.0%
> Median home value: $259,600 (11th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,913 (10th highest)
> Median household income: $73,355 (3rd highest)