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I had always heard that California and Texas were two states that had very high property taxes, so I was surprised that neither of them showed up on the following list. Of course, maybe everything is relative, which is why this list used median property taxes as a percent of median income.
For those not familiar with, or who don't remember, what the median is, it's simply the point where half of something is above and half is below. I like this list because, rather than using a raw dollar number paid in property taxes, it uses a percentage of income that goes to pay property taxes. So even if the raw dollar number appears to be high, the fact that the state has a higher median income means that the percentage paid for property taxes could be lower than the percentage in another state where the raw dollar number is low but so is the median income.
Following is the list. Unfortunately, I couldn't find data for all 50 states, just the Top 10.
New Jersey Median income: $86,424 Median property taxes: $6,348 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 7.28%
New Hampshire Median income: $72,489 Median property taxes: $4,168 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 6.38%
Vermont Median income: $77,161 Median property taxes: $4,618 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 5.4%
Connecticut Median income: $84,429 Median property taxes: $4,436 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 5.21%
New York Median income: $70,589 Median property taxes: $3,736 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 5.08%
Rhode Island Median income: $76,193 Median property taxes: $3,730 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 4.9%
Illinois Median income: $67,144 Median property taxes: $3,271 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 4.64%
Wisconsin Median income: $65,631 Median property taxes: $3,040 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 4.62%
Massachusetts Median income: $78,194 Median property taxes: $3,254 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 4.17%
Nebraska Median income: $71,120 Median property taxes: $2,829 Property taxes as a percent of median income: 3.98%
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