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Illinois again ranks No. 2 in U.S. for highest property taxes

Illinois again ranks No. 2 in U.S. for highest property taxes

Illinois again ranked second for highest property tax rates in the nation in 2021, behind only New Jersey. Illinois homeowners average $4,942 in property taxes on the U.S. median valued home of $217,500 – exactly double the national average. That’s a tax each year of 2.27% of the house value, according to the 2021 state...

By Lisa Rigoni