The Tax Foundation analyzed Census figures and determined Garden State homeowners put 7 percent of their paychecks toward property taxes in 2008.
New Jersey's median property tax bill was $6,320.
The group found six of the nations 10 most expensive counties were in New Jersey.
Hunterdon County property owners paid a median bill of $8,492, or third-highest in the country.
Westchester and Nassau counties in New York topped the list of counties. The median bill in Westchester was $8,890 and $8,628 in Nassau.
Information from: The Star-Ledger, http://www.nj.com/starledger