Maine Property Tax Information (2012-2013) [Go To Different State]
Maine Property Taxes [Go To Different State]
The median property tax in Maine is $1,936.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $177,500.00. Maine counties collect an average of 1.09% of a property's estimated fair market value as property tax.
Maine is ranked number twenty out of the fifty states, in order of the average amount of property taxes collected.
Maine's median income is $55,130 per year - the average yearly property tax paid by Maine residents amounts to 3.51% of their yearly income. Maine is ranked 17th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.
The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Maine the property is located in. Cumberland County collects the highest property tax in Maine, levying an average of $2,973.00 (1.2%) yearly in property taxes, while Washington County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $1,065.00 (1.04%) per year.
|Median Property Tax||Percentage Of Income||Percentage Of Property Value|
|$1,936 (20th of 50)||3.51% (17th of 50)||1.09% (18th of 50)|
Maine Property Tax Calculator
While the exact property tax rate you will pay will vary by county and is set by the local property tax assessor, you can use the free Maine Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on average property tax rates across Maine.
If you would like to get a more accurate property tax estimation, choose the county your property is located in from the list on the left. Property tax averages from this county will then be used to determine your estimated property tax.
You can choose any county from our list of Maine counties for detailed information on that county's property tax, including average tax amounts and a county-specific tax calculator tool.