Where Does Your State Stand?
Louisiana is #38
Effective Tax Rate: 0.71%
Average Home Value: $183,591
Average Property Tax: $1,302
Highest Average Metro Property Tax: New Orleans, $1,864
Total Single-Family Homes: 1,303,899
Total Property Taxes: $1,698,204,632
American homeowners paid property taxes totaling nearly $278 billion in 2016, according to a new report from ATTOM Data Solutions, the nation's largest property database. That means that each of the country's 84 million single-family homeowners paid an average of $3,296 in property taxes, which amounts to an average 1.15% effective tax rate.