Property taxes increased across the U.S. in 2017 by an average 6%, according to the latest report from ATTOM Data Solutions, a national property database.
The analysis, which looked at property taxes on more than 86 million single-family homes, shows that property taxes totaled $293.4 billion across the U.S. in 2017. This is up 6% from $277.7 billion in 2016 and an average $3,399 per home – an effective tax rate of 1.17%.
The average property tax per home increased 3% in 2017, up from the average $3,296 per single-family home in 2016, the report showed.
The map below shows the highest tax rates were the highest in Texas, the Northeast and some central northern states.
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The states with the highest effective property tax rates were New Jersey with…