These 3 Towns Have The Highest Property Taxes in South Jersey
There's no secret here that New Jersey has some of the highest property taxes in the country, but did you know that three South Jersey towns make it into the top 30 highest property taxes IN THE STATE?!
If you're a South Jersey resident, you probably think that North Jersey is the most expensive part of the state. As it turns out, most towns, boroughs, and cities on the list are actually in South and South West Jersey. Think Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland, and Salem Counties. There are, however, two Atlantic County towns that make the list.
Check out three of the most expensive property taxes in South Jersey:
NJ.com says last year's equalized tax rate in Bridgeton was 4.190. Cumberland County's average was 2.91.
Brace yourself for the average taxes on household bills: 4.653.
With an average property tax bill of $4,390 and an equalized tax rate of 4.896 last year, NJ.com lists Pleasantville in the top 10 towns with the highest property tax. It's given the 8th most expensive on the list.
The average homeowner's tax rate? 4.673.
Oooof, that's rough.