Special Report

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

Albuquerque, New Mexico 2
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40. New Mexico
>Effective property tax rate:
0.73%
> Median home value: $158,400 (21st lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,480 (15th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Santa Fe County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Santa Fe County: $2,897

Idaho
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39. Idaho
>Effective property tax rate:
0.75%
> Median home value: $165,300 (25th lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,303 (11th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Blaine County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Blaine County: $5,292

Tennessee
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38. Tennessee
>Effective property tax rate:
0.75%
> Median home value: $142,900 (17th lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,640 (19th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Shelby County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Shelby County: $3,767

Loudoun County, Virginia
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37. Virginia
>Effective property tax rate:
0.78%
> Median home value: $247,800 (11th highest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $3,727 (21st highest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Falls Church city
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Falls Church city: $8,516

Sedona, Arizona
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36. Arizona
>Effective property tax rate:
0.8%
> Median home value: $176,700 (22nd highest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,479 (14th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Pima County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Pima County: $2,946

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