Alabama Property Tax Information (2012-2013) [Go To Different State]
Alabama Property Taxes [Go To Different State]
The median property tax in Alabama is $398.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $119,600.00. Alabama counties collect an average of 0.33% of a property's estimated fair market value as property tax.
Alabama has one of the lowest median property tax rates in the United States, with only one states collecting a lower median property tax than Alabama.
Alabama's median income is $51,014 per year - the average yearly property tax paid by Alabama residents amounts to 0.78% of their yearly income. Alabama is ranked 49th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.
The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Alabama the property is located in. Shelby County collects the highest property tax in Alabama, levying an average of $905.00 (0.47%) yearly in property taxes, while Choctaw County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $-1.00 (-1%) per year.
|Median Property Tax||Percentage Of Income||Percentage Of Property Value|
|$398 (49th of 50)||0.78% (49th of 50)||0.33% (48th of 50)|
Alabama 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 Alabama Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on average property tax rates across Alabama.
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 Alabama counties for detailed information on that county's property tax, including average tax amounts and a county-specific tax calculator tool.