Texas has one of the highest property tax rates in the United States
The state of Texas has one of the highest property tax rates in the United States, according to research by WalletHub. The Lone Star State ranks 45th in the nation with a tax rate of 1.80%.
That means Texans pay $3,907 a year in property taxes on a home at the median price in the United States, or $217,500. The median home price in Texas is $172,500, which would put the property taxes for a median priced home in the state at $3,099 per year.