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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by 1mommahen, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    NJ
    I could live in the top two! But lucky for me I live in Hunterdon County!

    Hunterdon County has third-highest property tax in the nation
    By Express-Times staff
    September 23, 2009, 8:45PM

    New Jersey continues to have among the highest property taxes in the nation.

    The Tax Foundation analyzed Census figures and determined Garden State homeowners put 7 percent of their paychecks toward property taxes in 2008.

    New Jersey's median property tax bill was $6,320.

    The group found six of the nation's 10 most expensive counties were in New Jersey.

    Hunterdon County property owners paid a median bill of $8,492, or third-highest in the country.

    Westchester and Nassau counties in New York topped the list of counties. The median bill in Westchester was $8,890 and $8,628 in Nassau.
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  2. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    wow! and I thought it was bad where I lived in the UK!
     
  3. Equus5O

    Equus5O Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:That's the part that just cracks me up.

    Not even in my dreams.
     
  4. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    Thats why I moved back down south, the taxes in Bucks county, Pa. were killing me! Though I do miss the cooler weather lol.
     
  5. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    NJ
    jb01, we're lookin' to get out of here. DH and I were both born and raised here so it's weird to contemplate leaving, but with more articles like this, it won't be hard to twist my arm![​IMG]

    DH has a good pension coming and DD will graduate high school in June! Not much holding us back after that![​IMG]

    Don't want to go south, don't like the heat so we're thinking Central PA.

    Time will tell!
     
  6. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Fall Creek Falls TN
    That's crazy! Our taxes are $240 a year. But- we have no trash pick-up, no sewer, maybe 3 cops in the whole county, volunteer fire department.....
    So- you have to pay for all of the conveniences of metropolitan areas somehow.
    Still seems ridiculously high though.
     
  7. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    NJ
    Happymtn, we have no police dept., volunteer fire co. and septic! Plus we pay $300 per year for 3 bags of garbage per week!

    Now ya know why I'm po'ed![​IMG]
     
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