Kiplinger's map for taxes on retirees.

Data from the Tax Foundation shows that the effective property tax rate is as high as 2.38% in New Jersey, and as low as 0.28% in Hawaii.

24/7 Wall St. listicle meistro Thomas C. Frohlich offers here a review of property taxes paid in each state as a percentage of home values, noting that for 26 states, property taxes make up the largest share of state and local tax collections. Here's the low-down from Frohlich:

To identify the states with the highest and lowest property taxes, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed 2013 average effective property tax rates on owner-occupied housing in each state from the Tax Foundation.

Here, too, from Kiplinger, is a state-by-state guide to taxes on retirees.

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