These Towns Have The Highest Property Taxes In Erie County
Tax time in New York State has arrived and many people are getting their tax bills for 2022.
That of course includes those of us who call Erie County home.
New York state is well known to have some of the highest taxes in the nation. Those taxes to go pay for lots of things in our state, some we agree with and some we don't.
But have you ever wondered what areas within Erie County have the highest tax bills when compared to the other places in the county?
The Erie County Department of Real Property Tax Services publishes a list of the tax rates for every municipality in Erie County. They also estimate what the tax bill would be for a house that's worth $150,000 in each village, town, and city.
If you were curious how your neighborhood may rank, you can check the entire list here.
Here are the 5 towns with the highest average property tax bills in Erie County New York.
Village of Sloan - $5,782.50 Tax Bill for a House Valued at $150,000
Ranking number 1 with the highest taxes in Erie County, Sloan is less than 1 square mile in size.
Village of Depew - $5,428.35 Tax Bill for a House Valued at $150,000
Second place belongs to this village that borders Cheektowaga and Lancaster.
City of Tonawanda - $4,930.87 Tax Bill for a House Valued at $150,000
Erie County only has 3 Cities within its borders and this city has the 3rd highest taxes.
Village of Kenmore - $4,853.53 Tax Bill for a House Valued at $150,000
Ranking in fourth highest taxes in Erie County is this village that is bordered by Buffalo and the Town of Tonawanda
City of Lackawanna - $4,735.08 Tax Bill for a House Valued at $150,000
Fifth place belongs to this city that is just south of Buffalo, and shares a border with West Seneca and Blasdell