The Bad News - Good News For Jersey City Taxpayers
This means the taxes on a median priced home of $147,234 in Jersey City will be will $7,705 per year. Unbelievable, but then again this is New Jersey.
The good news for Jersey City residents is that their property taxes pay for only 10% of the total cost of their city’s government. The state’s taxpayers pick up 46% and other non-residential taxes make up the remaining 44%.
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Update: What percent of our own towns' costs are picked up by the state? A range from a low of 6% to a high of 8%.