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Study shows county ranks third for tax value

 

August 22, 2018

A study by SmartAsset.com shows that Klickitat County ranks third in Washington State for best value on property taxes.

The study aims to find the places in the United States where people are getting the most for their property tax dollars. To do this, the site looked at school rankings, crime rates, and property taxes for every county.

As a way to measure the quality of schools, it calculated the average math and reading/language arts proficiencies for all the school districts in the country. Within each state, these schools were then ranked between 1 and 10 (with 10 being the best) based on those average scores.

For each county, the site calculated the violent and property crimes per 10...



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