One thing the graphs don’t capture are programs like those in California where new home owners can pay tons more in property taxes than the old timers next door. Or policies like in Florida where vacation homeowners pay more than full time residents.

In Arizona We Treat You with Respect

In Arizona you’ll pretty much pay the same property tax as your neighbors whether you’re the new kid on the block or you’re only a part-time resident.

When choosing where to live, be sure and include property taxes when estimating your cost of living.

Average Property Tax in Dollars

Average Property Tax as Share of Home Price

Via the Tax Policy Center.