States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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20. Maryland
> Effective property tax rate: 1.0%
> Median home value: $306,900 (6th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,491 (16th highest)
> Median household income: $78,945 (the highest)

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19. Minnesota
> Effective property tax rate: 1.1%
> Median home value: $211,800 (20th highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,411 (20th highest)
> Median household income: $65,599 (13th highest)

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18. Massachusetts
> Effective property tax rate: 1.1%
> Median home value: $366,900 (3rd highest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $2,181 (8th highest)
> Median household income: $75,297 (4th highest)

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17. South Dakota
> Effective property tax rate: 1.2%
> Median home value: $160,700 (17th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,301 (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $54,467 (22nd lowest)

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16. Maine
> Effective property tax rate: 1.2%
> Median home value: $184,700 (25th lowest)
> Per capita property tax collections: $1,918 (11th highest)
> Median household income: $53,079 (19th lowest)