Special Report

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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50. Hawaii
> Effective property tax rate: 0.30%
> Median home value: $631,700 (the highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,140 (18th lowest)
> Median household income: $80,212 (3rd highest)

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49. Alabama
> Effective property tax rate: 0.37%
> Median home value: $147,900 (6th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $548 (the lowest)
> Median household income: $49,861 (6th lowest)

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48. Louisiana
> Effective property tax rate: 0.51%
> Median home value: $167,300 (14th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $887 (8th lowest)
> Median household income: $47,905 (5th lowest)

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47. South Carolina
> Effective property tax rate: 0.52%
> Median home value: $170,800 (15th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,164 (20th lowest)
> Median household income: $52,306 (9th lowest)

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46. Colorado
> Effective property tax rate: 0.53%
> Median home value: $373,300 (4th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,425 (25th highest)
> Median household income: $71,953 (11th highest)

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