States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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Wichita, Kansas
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15. Kansas
> Effective property tax rate: 1.3%
> Median home value: $141,200 (11th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,425 (19th highest)
> Median household income: $53,906 (24th lowest)

Crown Heights Townhouses, Kings County, New York
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14. New York
> Effective property tax rate: 1.4%
> Median home value: $293,500 (6th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,494 (4th highest)
> Median household income: $60,850 (15th highest)

Des Moines, Iowa
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13. Iowa
> Effective property tax rate: 1.4%
> Median home value: $136,100 (8th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,515 (16th highest)
> Median household income: $54,736 (25th highest)

Little Lighthouse, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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12. Michigan
> Effective property tax rate: 1.5%
> Median home value: $137,500 (10th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,320 (25th highest)
> Median household income: $51,084 (18th lowest)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11. Pennsylvania
> Effective property tax rate: 1.5%
> Median home value: $170,600 (23rd lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,376 (21st highest)
> Median household income: $55,702 (21st highest)