States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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Portland Oregon
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20. Oregon
> Effective property tax rate: 1.0%
> Median home value: $264,100 (10th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,285 (25th lowest)
> Median household income: $54,148 (25th lowest)

Campus Building, Minnesota
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19. Minnesota
> Effective property tax rate: 1.1%
> Median home value: $200,000 (21st highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,547 (15th highest)
> Median household income: $63,488 (12th highest)

Ocean park near Oak Bluffs Beach on Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod Massachusetts.
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18. Masschusetts
> Effective property tax rate: 1.1%
> Median home value: $352,100 (3rd highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,069 (8th highest)
> Median household income: $70,628 (6th highest)

Maine
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17. Maine
> Effective property tax rate: 1.2%
> Median home value: $180,300 (24th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,907 (11th highest)
> Median household income: $51,494 (21st lowest)

Sandhill Ranch, farm barn South Dakota
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16. South Dakota
> Effective property tax rate: 1.2%
> Median home value: $152,800 (17th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,231 (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $53,017 (23rd lowest)