Special Report

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

Dixon, Montana
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30. Montana
>Effective property tax rate:
0.86%
> Median home value: $196,800 (19th highest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,631 (18th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Missoula County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Missoula County: $3,326

Las Vegas, Nevada (aerial)
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29. Nevada
>Effective property tax rate:
0.86%
> Median home value: $192,100 (20th highest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,790 (22nd lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Douglas County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Douglas County: $3,984

Oklahoma house
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28. Oklahoma
>Effective property tax rate:
0.86%
> Median home value: $119,800 (4th lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,389 (12th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Tulsa County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Tulsa County: $3,104

Savannah, Georgia
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27. Georgia
>Effective property tax rate:
0.95%
> Median home value: $147,900 (19th lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,736 (20th lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: Greene County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in Greene County: $4,976

Jefferson City, Missouri
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26. Missouri
>Effective property tax rate:
1.02%
> Median home value: $138,500 (13th lowest)
> Property taxes paid per tax return: $2,851 (23rd lowest)
> County paying the most in real estate taxes: St. Louis County
> Property taxes paid per tax return in St. Louis County: $4,124

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