The average property tax bill in New Jersey last year rose 1.6 percent to a statewide average of $8,690, according to a New Jersey 101.5 analysis.

The average tax bill was up in 498 municipalities, including 296 where it was up by more than 2 percent.

The average bill was down in 67 municipalities.

Below is a list of the top average increases and decreases in each county.

FIND YOUR TOWN: Check out our interactive map at the end of the story to see how your town's tax impact changed last year.

2017 average tax bill and % change

ATLANTIC

BIGGEST HIKE:

MULLICA TWP$5,4596.4%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

ATLANTIC CITY$4,839-19.%

BERGEN

BIGGEST HIKE:

TETERBORO BORO$1,9737.9%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

ROCKLEIGH BORO$14,315-8.%

BURLINGTON

BIGGEST HIKE:

NEW HANOVER TWP$4,7096.7%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

MOORESTOWN TWP$11,261-3.7%

CAMDEN

BIGGEST HIKE:

HI-NELLA BORO$7,0176.8%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

PINE HILL BORO$5,824-10.7%

CAPE MAY

BIGGEST HIKE:

WEST WILDWOOD BORO$4,41912.%

 

BIGGEST CUT: NONE!

CUMBERLAND

BIGGEST HIKE:

FAIRFIELD TWP$4,0255.6%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

DOWNE TWP$3,242-0.4%

ESSEX

BIGGEST HIKE:

WEST CALDWELL TWP$10,8395.1%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

CALDWELL BORO$11,189-0.6%

GLOUCESTER

BIGGEST HIKE:

PAULSBORO BORO$3,9894.9%

 

BIGGEST CUT: NONE!

HUDSON

BIGGEST HIKE:

BAYONNE CITY$10,1573.4%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

EAST NEWARK BORO$6,559-7.8%

HUNTERDON

BIGGEST HIKE:

CALIFON BORO$10,7156.1%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

BETHLEHEM TWP$10,013-2.2%

MERCER

BIGGEST HIKE:

PRINCETON$18,9023.1%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

TRENTON CITY$3,110-14.7%

MIDDLESEX

BIGGEST HIKE:

PLAINSBORO TWP$9,8484.6%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

NEW BRUNSWICK CITY$6,166-10.3%

MONMOUTH

BIGGEST HIKE:

SEA BRIGHT BORO$7,72915.9%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

LOCH ARBOUR VILLAGE$16,875-24.4%

MORRIS

BIGGEST HIKE:

RIVERDALE BORO$5,8044.6%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

CHESTER TWP$12,642-1.1%

OCEAN

BIGGEST HIKE:

SEASIDE PARK BORO$7,7527.7%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

HARVEY CEDARS BORO$9,631-3.7%

PASSAIC

BIGGEST HIKE:

HALEDON BORO$10,4203.6%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

PATERSON CITY$7,697-7.8%

SALEM

BIGGEST HIKE:

PENNSVILLE TWP$6,1898.3%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

SALEM CITY$3,127-16.3%

SOMERSET

BIGGEST HIKE:

SOMERVILLE BORO$9,5394.4%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

WATCHUNG BORO$13,867-3.3%

SUSSEX

BIGGEST HIKE:

BRANCHVILLE BORO$5,6225.5%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

WALPACK TWP$1,277-30.1%

UNION

BIGGEST HIKE:

CLARK TWP$10,2774.2%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

ELIZABETH CITY$9,615-0.1%

WARREN

BIGGEST HIKE:

WASHINGTON BORO$7,1205.3%

 

BIGGEST CUT:

LIBERTY TWP$6,804-2.4%

NJ property taxes in 2017

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