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This is the State With the Highest Property Taxes


To identify the states with the highest taxes, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the report Facts & Figures 2023: How Does Your State Compare from the Tax Foundation, an independent, non-profit, tax policy research organization. States are ranked by average property taxes paid as a share of home value, or the effective property tax rate, in the 2021 calendar year

Supplementary data on state and local property tax collections per capita is for the fiscal 2020 and is also from the Tax Foundation. The largest share of state and local tax revenue is for the 2020 fiscal year and is from the Tax Foundation’s report Unpacking the State and Local Tax Toolkit: Sources of State and Local Tax Collections.


Data on median household income and median home value are from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2021 American Community Survey. Census data on median home values was not used to calculate the effective property tax rate.

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