Special Report

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

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35. California
> Effective property tax rate: 0.70%
> Median home value: $546,800 (2nd highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,559 (17th highest)
> Median household income: $75,277 (6th highest)

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34. Idaho
> Effective property tax rate: 0.72%
> Median home value: $233,100 (21st highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $944 (10th lowest)
> Median household income: $55,583 (15th lowest)

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33. Montana
> Effective property tax rate: 0.73%
> Median home value: $249,200 (18th highest)
> Per capita property taxes: $1,520 (20th highest)
> Median household income: $55,328 (13th lowest)

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32. Kentucky
> Effective property tax rate: 0.79%
> Median home value: $148,100 (7th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $775 (5th lowest)
> Median household income: $50,247 (7th lowest)

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31. North Carolina
> Effective property tax rate: 0.81%
> Median home value: $180,600 (19th lowest)
> Per capita property taxes: $975 (13th lowest)
> Median household income: $53,855 (11th lowest)

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