Residential property tax bills spiked across New Jersey -- again.
A new report by NJ 101.5 found that the median residential tax increase among 565 municipalities in 2018 was 1.9 percent -- down from a 2.1 percent increase in 2017.
Only three towns across Bergen and Passaic counties saw decreases in residential property taxes: East Rutherford, Alpine and West Milford.
These area towns saw the highest residential property tax increase last year, according to the NJ101.5 report.
- Englewood Cliffs: $13,619: 5.98 percent increase
- Paterson: $8,088: 5.07 percent increase
- Rockleigh: $14,953: 4.58 percent increase
- Teterboro: $2,061: 4.49 percent increase
- Northvale: $11,133: 4.10 percent increase
The average New Jersey residential property tax bill at $8,767 for 2018.
Passaic County saw an overall increase in residential property taxes, making it among five counties in the state (Bergen one of them) with bills averaging more than $10,000.
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