Special Report

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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45. South Carolina
> Effective property tax rate: 0.56%
> Median home value: $161,800 (14th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,129.61 (20th lowest)
> Median household income: $50,570 (9th lowest)

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44. Delaware
> Effective property tax rate: 0.56%
> Median home value: $252,800 (17th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $855.29 (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $62,852 (17th highest)

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43. Colorado
> Effective property tax rate: 0.59%
> Median home value: $348,900 (4th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,381.92 (25th lowest)
> Median household income: $69,117 (11th highest)

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42. Arkansas
> Effective property tax rate: 0.63%
> Median home value: $128,500 (3rd lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $698.60 (3rd lowest)
> Median household income: $45,869 (3rd lowest)

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41. Mississippi
> Effective property tax rate: 0.64%
> Median home value: $120,200 (2nd lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $971.63 (13th lowest)
> Median household income: $43,529 (2nd lowest)

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