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According to the Wataugademocrat,  Charlotte city taxes are rising quickly! They also say many metro areas in southern states saw a high growth in property tax rates since last year.

Using analysis from real estate data platform ATTOM Data, Agent Advice examined the average property tax in more than 100 major metropolitan areas across the country to see where property taxes increased the most from 2020 to 2021 (the latest data available).

To be included, each metro area had to have a population of at least 500,000. Metro areas include the main city and its surrounding towns and suburbs. The average tax rate is calculated using the average estimated market value of homes in each area.

Charlotte came in #16 up 10.8% in property tax. Here are the top 5.

  • Number 5

    Winston-Salem, North Carolina: +20.52% increase in average property taxes

    Winston Salem

  • Number 4

    Chattanooga, Tennessee: +22.0% increase in average property taxes

    Chat TN

  • Number 3

    Knoxville, Tennessee: +22.2% increase in average property taxes

    Knoxville TN

  • Number 2

    Nashville, Tennessee: +27.0% increase in average property taxesNashville

  • Number 1

    Lancaster, Pennsylvania: +29.2% increase in average property taxesLancaster PA