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Letcher property taxes among nation’s lowest



Letcher County has one of the lowest property tax rates in the United States, according to the website tax-rates.org.

“The median property tax in Letcher County is $225 per year for a home worth the median value of $46,000,” the site explains. “Letcher County collects, on average, 0.49% of a property’s estimated fair market value as property tax.”

The average yearly property tax paid by Letcher County residents amounts to about 0.63% of their yearly income.

According to the website, only 368 of 3,145 counties in the U.S. have lower property taxes than Letcher County.

“Letcher County is ranked 2,777th of the 3,145 counties for property taxes as a percentage of median income,” the site says.



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