Kansas has one of the highest tax rates on vehicles, according to a study released by WalletHub, a personal finance website.
The average American household spends $2,089 on real estate property taxes each, and residents of the 27 states with vehicle property taxes shell out another $423. In Kansas, the average household spends $905 in vehicle taxes, only two states have higher average vehicle tax rates – Rhode Island, at $1,133; and Virginia, at $962.
WalletHub’s survey compared home and vehicle tax rates across the country.

Highest Real Estate Taxes

Highest Vehicle Property Taxes
43 Vermont ($2,934)
43 South Carolina ($416)
44 Michigan ($3,168)
44 Massachusetts ($517)
45 Nebraska ($3,228)
45 Maine ($551)
46 Connecticut ($3,301)
46 Missouri ($595)
47 Texas ($3,327)
47 Connecticut ($630)
48 Wisconsin ($3,398)
48 Mississippi ($743)
49 New Hampshire ($3,649)
49 Kansas ($905)
50 llinois ($3,939)
50 Virginia ($962)
51New Jersey ($3,971)
51 Rhode Island ($1,133)
Key Stats
• Real estate taxes are 8-times higher in New Jersey than in Hawaii.
• 27 states levy some sort of vehicle property tax. Such taxes are 13-times higher in Rhode Island than in Montana.
• Real estate property taxes in the average Blue State ($2,250) are 39% higher than those in the average Red State ($1,613).