The Local Government Spending & Revenue database contains spending, debt and revenue levels of counties, cities, towns, villages and school districts throughout the state, excluding only New York City. Use this database to view a single local government entity, to compare like entities to one another, or to create categorical rankings.

2018 Statewide large City Rankings: Effective Property Tax Rate

Rank City Amount
1. Albany 1.21%
2. Buffalo 0.88%
3. Rochester 0.86%
4. Syracuse 0.73%
5. Yonkers 0.68%
Source: Office of State Comptroller, with further calculations
by the Empire Center for Public Policy

(Ranks = Highest to Lowest)