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517. Residential Property Tax Rates in Selected Cities:

[Effective tax rate is amount each jurisdiction considers based upon assessment level used. Assessment level is ratio of assessed value to assumed market value. Nominal rate is announced rates it levied at taxable value of house]

 
1995
Effective Tax Assess- Nominal
City Rate per $100 ment rate per
level $100
Rank Rate (percent)
 
Bridgeport, CT 1 4.75 70.0 6.78
Newark, NJ 2 3.68 17.0 21.64
Milwaukee, WI 3 3.58 98.2 3.65
Manchester, NH 4 3.43 116.0 2.96
Des Moines, IA 5 2.98 68.0 4.38
Detroit, MI 6 2.89 50.0 5.77
Providence, RI 7 2.82 100.0 2.82
Houston, TX 8 2.67 100.0 2.67
Philadelphia, PA 9 2.64 32.0 8.26
Sioux Falls, SD 10 2.55 100.0 2.55
Omaha, NE 11 2.49 90.0 2.77
Portland, ME 12 2.46 100.0 2.46
Baltimore, MD 13 2.42 40.0 6.06
Jacksonville, FL 14 2.20 100.0 2.20
Fargo, ND 15 2.06 4.4 46.85
Atlanta, GA 16 2.00 40.0 4.99
Burlington, VT 17 1.96 100.0 1.96
Boise City, ID 18 1.82 97.3 1.87
Phoenix, AZ 18 1.82 10.0 18.19
Portland, OR 20 1.80 100.0 1.80
Chicago, IL 21 1.79 19.0 9.44
Columbus, OH 22 1.73 35.0 4.94
Billings, MT 23 1.66 3.9 42.67
New Orleans, LA 24 1.61 10.0 16.13
Jackson, MS 24 1.61 10.0 16.06
Indianapolis, IN 26 1.59 15.0 10.60
Salt Lake City, UT 27 1.55 80.3 1.93
Memphis, TN 28 1.53 24.1 6.34
Columbia, SC 29 1.42 4.0 35.46
Anchorage, AK 30 1.40 100.0 1.40
Boston, MA 31 1.39 100.0 1.39
Louisville, KY 32 1.38 100.0 1.38
Wichita, KS 32 1.38 12.0 11.47
Albuquerque, NM 34 1.34 33.3 4.02
Minneapolis, MN 34 1.34 91.6 1.46
Little Rock, AR 36 1.27 18.9 6.72
Charlotte, NC 37 1.14 92.6 1.23
Virginia Beach, VA 38 1.12 100.0 1.12
Oklahoma City, OK 39 1.10 11.0 10.00
Wilmington, DE 40 1.09 100.0 1.09
Kansas City, MO 41 1.08 19.0 5.67
Las Vegas, NV 42 1.05 35.0 3.00
Seattle, WA 43 0.98 88.1 1.11
Charleston, WV 44 0.94 60.0 1.56
Washington, DC 44 0.94 97.5 0.96
New York City, NY 46 0.86 8.0 10.69
Denver, CO 47 0.84 10.4 8.12
Cheyenne, WY 48 0.76 9.5 8.01
Los Angeles, CA 49 0.74 70.0 1.06
Birmingham, AL 50 0.70 10.0 6.95
Honolulu, HI 51 0.33 93.4 0.35
 
Unweighted average (X) 1.78 56.8 7.51
Median (X) 1.59 (X) (X)
 
  1996
  Effective tax Assess- Nominal
CITY rate per $100 ment rate per
  level $100
  Rank Rate (percent)
 
Newark, NJ 1 4.02 17.6 22.85
Bridgeport, CT 2 3.96 58.6 6.75
Manchester, NH 3 3.48 113.0 3.08
Milwaukee, WI 4 3.32 94.9 3.50
Providence, RI 5 3.04 100.0 3.04
Des Moines, IA 6 2.95 68.0 4.34
Detroit, MI 7 2.76 46.9 5.88
Philadelphia, PA 8 2.64 32.0 8.26
Houston, TX 9 2.61 100.0 2.61
Portland, ME 10 2.46 100.0 2.46
Omaha, NE 11 2.43 90.0 2.70
Baltimore, MD 12 2.42 40.0 6.06
Sioux Falls, SD 13 2.23 87.6 2.55
Atlanta, GA 14 2.04 40.0 5.09
Burlington, VT 15 1.98 98.0 2.02
Fargo, ND 16 1.97 4.2 46.85
Indianapolis, IN 17 1.93 15.0 12.86
Charleston, WV 18 1.84 60.0 3.07
Boise City, ID 19 1.83 99.2 1.84
Phoenix, AZ 19 1.83 10.0 18.25
Columbus, OH 21 1.82 35.0 5.20
Chicago, IL 22 1.79 19.0 9.44
New Orleans, LA 23 1.61 10.0 16.13
Portland, OR 24 1.55 100.0 1.55
Salt Lake City, UT 24 1.55 80.3 1.93
Anchorage, AK 26 1.54 95.0 1.62
Memphis, TN 27 1.53 24.1 6.34
Billings, MT 28 1.48 3.9 37.95
Columbia, SC 29 1.42 4.0 35.47
Louisville, KY 30 1.38 100.0 1.38
Wichita, KS 30 1.38 12.0 11.47
Albuquerque, NM 30 1.38 33.3 4.13
Boston, MA 33 1.37 100.0 1.37
Minneapolis, MN 34 1.34 91.6 1.46
Little Rock, AR 35 1.25 18.6 6.71
Kansas City, MO 36 1.20 19.0 6.33
Seattle, WA 37 1.14 88.1 1.30
Wilmington, DE 38 1.13 51.9 2.19
Virginia Beach, VA 39 1.12 92.2 1.22
Charlotte, NC 39 1.12 88.9 1.26
Jacksonville, FL 41 1.11 100.0 1.11
Oklahoma City, OK 42 1.10 11.0 10.00
Las Vegas, NV 43 1.00 35.0 2.85
Jackson, MS 44 0.95 10.0 9.53
Washington, DC 44 0.95 98.9 0.96
New York City, NY 46 0.86 8.0 10.73
Denver, CO 47 0.84 10.4 8.07
Cheyenne, WY 48 0.77 9.5 8.10
Los Angeles, CA 49 0.74 70.0 1.05
Birmingham, AL 50 0.70 10.0 6.95
Honolulu, HI 51 0.33 95.0 0.35
 
Unweighted average (X) 1.75 54.9 7.42
Median (X) 1.54 (X) (X)
 
  1997
  Effective Tax Assess- Nominal
CITY Rate per $100 ment rate per
  level $100
  Rank Rate (percent)
 
Newark, NJ 1 3.91 16.4 23.85
Bridgeport, CT 2 3.73 56.9 6.55
Manchester, NH 3 3.40 109.0 3.12
Providence, RI 4 3.20 100.0 3.20
Milwaukee, WI 5 2.97 96.4 3.08
Houston, TX 6 2.70 100.0 2.70
Philadelphia, PA 7 2.64 32.0 8.26
Detroit, MI 8 2.58 43.9 5.88
Portland, ME 9 2.46 100.0 2.46
Baltimore, MD 10 2.42 40.0 6.06
Des Moines, IA 11 2.36 54.9 4.30
Omaha, NE 12 2.23 93.0 2.40
Atlanta, GA 13 2.05 40.0 5.11
Burlington, VT 14 2.02 100.0 2.02
Fargo, ND 15 1.93 4.1 46.96
Chicago, IL 16 1.92 20.4 9.44
Columbus, OH 17 1.82 35.0 5.20
Anchorage, AK 18 1.79 96.0 1.87
Boise City, ID 19 1.78 98.4 1.81
Sioux Falls, SD 20 1.75 85.0 2.06
Phoenix, AZ 21 1.69 10.0 16.90
New Orleans, LA 22 1.65 100.0 1.65
Portland, OR 22 1.65 10.0 16.50
Indianapolis, IN 24 1.53 15.0 10.21
Memphis, TN 25 1.42 22.4 6.34
Columbia, SC 25 1.42 4.0 35.47
Albuquerque, NM 27 1.38 33.3 4.13
Boston, MA 28 1.35 100.0 1.35
Jackson, MS 29 1.28 10.0 12.75
Minneapolis, MN 30 1.25 87.5 1.43
Billings, MT 31 1.24 74.0 1.68
Wichita, KS 32 1.23 11.5 10.73
Salt Lake City, UT 33 1.21 97.0 1.25
Kansas City, MO 34 1.20 19.0 6.30
Little Rock, AR 35 1.19 18.6 6.39
Seattle, WA 36 1.18 91.2 1.29
Oklahoma City, OK 37 1.13 11.0 10.30
Louisville, KY 38 1.12 91.9 1.22
Virginia Beach, VA 38 1.12 90.0 1.25
Jacksonville, FL 40 1.11 100.0 1.11
Wilmington, DE 41 1.10 50.4 2.19
Charlotte, NC 42 1.08 86.3 1.26
Las Vegas, NV 43 1.03 35.0 2.94
Washington, DC 44 0.96 99.5 0.96
Charleston, WV 45 0.92 60.0 1.53
Los Angeles, CA 46 0.79 75.0 1.05
Birmingham, AL 46 0.79 10.0 7.86
Cheyenne, WY 48 0.77 9.5 8.10
New York City, NY 49 0.75 7.0 10.79
Denver, CO 50 0.73 9.7 7.54
Honolulu, HI 51 0.39 100.0 0.39
 
Unweighted average (X) 1.67 6.65 6.65
Median (X) 1.42 (X) (X)
 
  1998
  Effective Tax Assess- Nominal
City Rate per $100 ment rate per
  level $100
  Rank Rate (percent)
 
Newark, NJ 1 4.59 70.0 6.55
Bridgeport, CT 2 3.99 16.4 24.28
Manchester, NH 3 3.33 107.0 3.12
Providence, RI 4 3.00 99.1 3.03
Milwaukee, WI 5 2.64 32.0 8.26
Houston, TX 6 2.53 100.0 2.53
Philadelphia, PA 7 2.52 54.9 4.59
Detroit, MI 8 2.41 40.0 6.03
Portland, ME 9 2.37 85.0 2.79
Baltimore, MD 10 2.34 40.7 5.76
Des Moines, IA 11 2.10 100.0 2.10
Omaha, NE 12 2.08 65.0 3.20
Atlanta, GA 13 2.04 94.0 2.17
Burlington, VT 14 2.02 4.2 47.99
Fargo, ND 15 1.95 40.0 4.88
Chicago, IL 16 1.88 93.0 2.02
Columbus, OH 17 1.82 99.3 1.83
Anchorage, AK 18 1.80 97.5 1.85
Boise City, ID 19 1.67 10.0 16.73
Sioux Falls, SD 19 1.67 31.4 5.33
Phoenix, AZ 21 1.66 10.0 16.61
New Orleans, LA 21 1.66 15.0 11.10
Portland, OR 23 1.52 76.8 1.98
Indianapolis, IN 24 1.49 19.0 7.84
Memphis, TN 25 1.45 4.0 36.25
Columbia, SC 26 1.41 16.0 8.84
Albuquerque, NM 27 1.40 99.0 1.42
Boston, MA 27 1.40 25.0 5.59
Jackson, MS 27 1.40 100.0 1.40
Minneapolis, MN 30 1.34 61.0 2.19
Billings, MT 30 1.34 100.0 1.34
Wichita, KS 32 1.31 89.2 1.47
Salt Lake City, UT 33 1.29 74.0 1.74
Kansas City, MO 34 1.28 20.0 6.39
Little Rock, AR 35 1.25 11.5 10.85
Seattle, WA 36 1.20 33.3 3.61
Oklahoma City, OK 37 1.19 91.2 1.30
Louisville, KY 38 1.13 11.0 10.25
Virginia Beach, VA 38 1.13 90.0 1.25
Jacksonville, FL 40 1.12 91.7 1.22
Wilmington, DE 41 1.07 35.0 3.06
Charlotte, NC 42 1.00 86.3 1.16
Las Vegas, NV 43 0.97 10.0 9.69
Washington, DC 44 0.93 97.0 0.96
Charleston, WV 45 0.92 60.0 1.53
Los Angeles, CA 46 0.83 7.6 10.87
Birmingham, AL 47 0.79 75.0 1.06
Cheyenne, WY 47 0.79 10.0 7.86
New York City, NY 49 0.78 9.7 8.00
Denver, CO 50 0.69 9.5 7.25
Honolulu, HI 51 0.46 100.0 0.46
 
Unweighted average (X) 1.67 55.2 6.66
Median (X) 1.41 (X) (X)


X Not applicable

Source: Government of the District of Columbia, Department of Finance and Revenue, Tax Rates and Tax Burdens in the District of Columbia: A Nationwide Comparison, annual.

http://www.dccfo.com



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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