The 10 States With the Highest Property Taxes

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If you’re thinking about moving to a new state, you probably want to check out a few details first: what the housing market’s like, how many jobs are available and, of course, how much you’ll pay in property taxes. In 2018, the average American homeowner paid about $2,197 in property taxes, but in some states, that amount is much larger. Some states charge more in property taxes but less in other areas, like income taxes. But for others, property taxes can be a major burden. Here are the 10 states that charge the most, according to Tax-Rates.org: