States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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5. Vermont
> Effective property tax rate: 1.7%
> Median home value: $223,700 (18th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,339 (6th highest)
> Median household income: $57,677 (20th highest)

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4. Wisconsin
> Effective property tax rate: 1.7%
> Median home value: $173,200 (22nd lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,657 (13th highest)
> Median household income: $56,811 (24th highest)

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3. Illinois
> Effective property tax rate: 2.0%
> Median home value: $186,500 (25th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,007 (10th highest)
> Median household income: $60,960 (16th highest)

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2. New Hampshire
> Effective property tax rate: 2.0%
> Median home value: $251,100 (13th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,861 (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $70,936 (7th highest)

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1. New Jersey
> Effective property tax rate: 2.1%
> Median home value: $328,200 (4th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $3,065 (the highest)
> Median household income: $76,126 (3rd highest)