Special Report

The State With the Highest Property Taxes

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5. Connecticut
> Aggregate property taxes paid: 1.73% of state home value
> Per capita property taxes: $3,112 (3rd highest)
> Median home value: $280,700 (16th highest)
> Homeownership rate: 65.0% (14th lowest)
> Median household income: $78,833 (6th highest)

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4. Vermont
> Aggregate property taxes paid: 1.76% of state home value
> Per capita property taxes: $2,740 (5th highest)
> Median home value: $233,200 (24th highest)
> Homeownership rate: 70.9% (8th highest)
> Median household income: $63,001 (25th lowest)

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3. New Hampshire
> Aggregate property taxes paid: 1.89% of state home value
> Per capita property taxes: $3,347 (2nd highest)
> Median home value: $281,400 (14th highest)
> Homeownership rate: 71.0% (7th highest)
> Median household income: $77,933 (8th highest)

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2. Illinois
> Aggregate property taxes paid: 1.97% of state home value
> Per capita property taxes: $2,286 (8th highest)
> Median home value: $209,100 (25th highest)
> Homeownership rate: 66.0% (20th lowest)
> Median household income: $69,187 (17th highest)

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1. New Jersey
> Aggregate property taxes paid: 2.13% of state home value
> Per capita property taxes: $3,379 (the highest)
> Median home value: $348,800 (7th highest)
> Homeownership rate: 63.3% (11th lowest)
> Median household income: $85,751 (3rd highest)