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States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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20. Maryland
> Effective property tax rate: 1.03%
> Median home value: $312,500 (9th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,555.37 (16th highest)
> Median household income: $80,776 (the highest)

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19. Minnesota
> Effective property tax rate: 1.12%
> Median home value: $224,000 (20th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,533.52 (17th highest)
> Median household income: $68,388 (12th highest)

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18. Massachusetts
> Effective property tax rate: 1.15%
> Median home value: $385,400 (3rd highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $2,258.22 (8th highest)
> Median household income: $77,385 (4th highest)

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17. South Dakota
> Effective property tax rate: 1.21%
> Median home value: $167,600 (17th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,380.91 (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $56,521 (22nd lowest)

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16. Maine
> Effective property tax rate: 1.23%
> Median home value: $191,200 (24th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $2,055.00 (10th highest)
> Median household income: $56,277 (20th lowest)

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