States With No Property Tax 2019

If you live in the United States, you’re already familiar with paying taxes. Every working adult pays federal income taxes and depending on the state you live in; you may have state taxes to pay, as well.

In addition to income taxes, you may also have to pay property taxes on your vehicle and your house. These taxes are used to fund schools, roads, infrastructure, and other essential things used throughout the state.

Unfortunately, every state has some form of property taxes. While there are a few states that do not have property taxes on vehicles, residents of those states do have to pay taxes on their homes. Some states have very low property taxes but may have higher taxes elsewhere, such as a gas tax or higher sales or income taxes.

Let’s take a look at the states with the lowest property tax rates in the nation, starting with the states that have no property taxes on vehicles.

Twenty-three states do not charge property taxes on vehicles. Washington, D.C. also does not charge taxes on cars. The 23 states with no property taxes on cars are:

Unfortunately, there aren’t any states that don’t have property taxes on houses. However, some states have much lower rates than others. The lowest property real estate taxes in the United States are found in Hawaii, which has a tax rate of 0.27%. Alabama has the second-lowest rate at 0.43%, with Louisiana coming in third at 0.51%.

There are several other states with real estate property tax rates less than 1%. Those states are:

Washington, D.C. also has a real estate tax rate of less than 1%.

State Property Tax Rank Property Tax Rate Median Annual Tax 2019 Pop.
Hawaii10.27%$1,5291,416,589
Alabama20.42%$5584,898,246
Louisiana30.52%$7954,652,581
Colorado40.55%$1,5755,770,545
Delaware50.56%$1,329975,033
South Carolina60.57%$8515,147,111
West Virginia70.59%$6531,791,951
Wyoming80.61%$1,256572,381
Arkansas90.63%$7433,026,412
Utah100.66%$1,5763,221,610
Nevada110.69%$1,4893,087,025
Arizona120.72%$1,3987,275,070
Tennessee130.74%$1,1206,833,793
Idaho140.75%$1,3221,790,182
California150.77%$3,41439,747,267
New Mexico160.78%$1,2722,096,034
Virginia170.80%$2,0498,571,946
Mississippi170.80%$8792,987,895
Montana190.84%$1,7561,074,532
North Carolina200.86%$1,37810,497,741
Kentucky200.86%$1,1204,484,047
Indiana220.87%$1,1306,718,616
Oklahoma230.90%$1,1293,948,950
Georgia240.91%$1,44810,627,767
Florida250.98%$1,75221,646,155
Missouri260.99%$1,4356,147,861
North Dakota271.01%$1,765760,900
Washington281.03%$2,9587,666,343
Oregon291.04%$2,7554,245,901
Maryland301.10%$3,2576,062,917
Minnesota311.15%$2,2965,655,925
Alaska321.19%$3,117735,720
Massachusetts331.22%$4,3096,939,373
South Dakota341.32%$2,012892,631
Maine351.35%$2,4351,342,097
Kansas361.40%$1,9522,910,931
Iowa371.53%$2,0993,167,997
Ohio381.57%$2,12411,718,568
Pennsylvania391.58%$2,69112,813,969
Michigan401.64%$2,24110,020,472
Rhode Island411.66%$4,0131,056,738
New York421.68%$4,91519,491,339
Nebraska431.80%$2,5651,940,919
Texas441.83%$2,77529,087,070
Vermont441.83%$4,040627,180
Wisconsin461.94%$3,2865,832,661
Connecticut472.07%$5,5823,567,871
New Hampshire482.20%$5,3881,363,852
Illinois492.31%$4,15712,700,381
New Jersey502.44%$7,8408,922,547