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.

2015 Statewide large City Rankings: Effective Property Tax Rate

Rank City Amount
1. Albany 1.31%
2. Buffalo 1.24%
3. Rochester 0.84%
4. Yonkers 0.76%
5. Syracuse 0.7%
Source: Office of State Comptroller, with further calculations
by the Empire Center for Public Policy

(Ranks = Highest to Lowest)