If you live in Schenectady, New York, then you have the highest effective property tax rate in the Capital Region, according to a new report out this week from conservative think tank, the Empire Center.
During 2014, Schenectady residents paid $46.20 per $1,000 of home value. Albany residents were hit with the second-highest with $44.85 per $1,000. The lowest rate in the region is in Edinburg in Saratoga County, just $9.19 per $1,000.
The highest rate in the state is in the Western New York village of Sloan, $64.46 per $1,000.
The full datasheet is available from the Empire Center’s Benchmarking NY 2014 report.