We've looked at the highest and lowest mill rates in the state, as well as the highest median tax bills (mill rates applied to median home values) for better context. This week we wrap up the series with the lowest median taxes in Connecticut.
The list shows the 16 towns with the least taxes paid by an average homeowner this year,
calculated by applying the mill rate to the median home value for each
town, as reported by
(As pointed out by a reader last week, tax bills are calculated using assessed value, or 70 percent of appraisal. The order is unchanged but this week we've used assessed value for a more accurate look at tax bills.)
16 Highest Mill Rates
16 Lowest Mill Rates
16 Highest Median Taxes
Some of the lowest mill rates in the state made the
list — including three towns below 15 — though most were in the 20s.
Median home values covered a range of $99,900 in Canton (No. 2) to $383,300 in Salisbury (No. 7).