States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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5. Vermont
> Effective property tax rate: 1.72%
> Median home value: $226,300 (19th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $2,541.72 (5th highest)
> Median household income: $57,513 (24th lowest)

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4. Wisconsin
> Effective property tax rate: 1.77%
> Median home value: $178,900 (22nd lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,615.71 (14th highest)
> Median household income: $59,305 (22nd highest)

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3. New Hampshire
> Effective property tax rate: 1.99%
> Median home value: $263,600 (14th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $3,054.30 (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $73,381 (6th highest)

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2. Illinois
> Effective property tax rate: 2.03%
> Median home value: $195,300 (25th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $2,087.44 (9th highest)
> Median household income: $62,992 (16th highest)

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1. New Jersey
> Effective property tax rate: 2.16%
> Median home value: $334,900 (6th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $3,074.43 (the highest)
> Median household income: $80,088 (2nd highest)