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Kendall County Property Taxes Some of the Highest in the Nation: Study

Apr 14, 2014 09:49PM ● Published by Steven Jack

This home at 407 S. Main St. in Oswego is listed on Zillow.com at $795,000

It's a familiar refrain — Kendall County property taxes are way too high.

Well, now there's a study that is offering some proof to that commonly held belief.

Real estate company Zillow.com reported recently that Kendall County ranks third in the nation when it comes to property taxes as a percentage of home value. The area came behind only Allegany County, N.Y. and Milwaukee County, Wis.

Kendall County residents pay an average of 3.57 percent in property taxes in relation to the value of their home.

The national average is 1.4 percent, the study showed. The study adjusts for the average cost of single-family homes in each county.

The lowest percent to value is in Caroline County, Va: at 0.17 percent.

For more, including who has the highest property tax bills in the U.S., click here.

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