Special Report

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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50. Hawaii
> Effective property tax rate: 0.29%
> Median home value: $617,400 (the highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,069.62 (18th lowest)
> Median household income: $77,765 (3rd highest)

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49. Alabama
> Effective property tax rate: 0.40%
> Median home value: $141,300 (7th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $539.76 (the lowest)
> Median household income: $48,123 (6th lowest)

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48. Louisiana
> Effective property tax rate: 0.51%
> Median home value: $162,500 (15th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $868.77 (8th lowest)
> Median household income: $46,145 (4th lowest)

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47. West Virginia
> Effective property tax rate: 0.53%
> Median home value: $119,800 (the lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $887.99 (9th lowest)
> Median household income: $43,469 (the lowest)

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46. Wyoming
> Effective property tax rate: 0.55%
> Median home value: $214,300 (22nd highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $2,346.84 (6th highest)
> Median household income: $60,434 (19th highest)

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