Property Taxes

Per Capita State and Local Government Property Tax Revenue in 2012

State Rank Per Capita
New Jersey 1 $2,919
Connecticut 2 $2,625
New Hampshire 3 $2,581
New York 4 $2,430
Wyoming 5 $2,289
Rhode Island 6 $2,234
Vermont 7 $2,202
Alaska 8 $2,062
Massachusetts 9 $2,055
Illinois 10 $1,984
Maine 11 $1,789
Wisconsin 12 $1,756
Nebraska 13 $1,592
Texas 14 $1,547
Iowa 15 $1,476
Minnesota 16 $1,461
Virginia 17 $1,385
Montana 18 $1,372
Maryland 19 $1,369
Kansas 20 $1,361
California 21 $1,357
Michigan 22 $1,344
Colorado 23 $1,339
Washington 24 $1,338
Pennsylvania 25 $1,337
Oregon 26 $1,291
Florida 27 $1,273
South Dakota 28 $1,209
Ohio 29 $1,174
North Dakota 30 $1,129
Arizona 31 $1,045
Georgia 31 $1,045
South Carolina 33 $1,034
Nevada 34 $1,032
Indiana 35 $992
Missouri 36 $956
Hawaii 37 $943
Utah 38 $938
North Carolina 39 $912
Idaho 40 $873
Mississippi 41 $868
Tennessee 42 $795
Louisiana 43 $790
West Virginia 44 $773
Delaware 45 $759
Kentucky 46 $715
New Mexico 47 $684
Arkansas 48 $661
Oklahoma 49 $601
Alabama 50 $530

Source: CQ Press’s State Fact Finder Series: State Rankings 2015: A Statistical View of America, edited by Kathleen O’Leary Morgan and Scott Morgan, CQ Press, Washington, D.C., 2015, p. 309.