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Delaware Property Taxes [Go To Different State]

Delaware Personal Property Taxes

$1,078.00

Avg. 0.43% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in Delaware is $1,078.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $249,400.00. Counties in Delaware collect an average of 0.43% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

Delaware has one of the lowest median property tax rates in the United States, with only twelve states collecting a lower median property tax than Delaware.

Delaware's median income is $67,249 per year, so the median yearly property tax paid by Delaware residents amounts to approximately % of their yearly income. Delaware is ranked 43rd of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Delaware the property is located in. New Castle County collects the highest property tax in Delaware, levying an average of $1,385.00 (0.55% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Sussex County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $662.00 (0.27% of median home value) per year.

For more localized property tax rates, find your county on the property tax map of Delaware to the left or in the county list below. Jump to county list ►

Delaware Property Tax Rates

Property taxes are collected on a county level, and each county in Delaware has its own method of assessing and collecting taxes. As a result, it's not possible to provide a single property tax rate that applies uniformly to all properties in Delaware.

Instead, Tax-Rates.org provides property tax statistics based on the taxes owed on millions of properties across Delaware. These statistics allow you to easily compare relative property taxes across different areas, and see how your property taxes compare to taxes on similar houses in Delaware.

The statistics provided here are state-wide. For more localized statistics, you can find your county in the Delaware property tax map or county list found on this page.

Delaware Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$1,078 (38th of 50) 1.6% (43rd of 50) 0.43% (47th of 50)

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Delaware Property Tax Calculator

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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 Delaware Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on median property tax rates across Delaware.

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.

Keep in mind that assessments are done on a property-by-property basis, and our calculators cannot take into account any specific features of your property that could result in property taxes that deviate from the average in your area.

Your county's property tax assessor will send you a bill detailing the exact amount of property tax you owe every year.

Delaware Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of Delaware counties for detailed information on that county's property tax, and the contact information for the county tax assessor's office. Alternatively, you can find your county on the Delaware property tax map found at the top of this page. Hint: Press Ctrl+F to search for your county's name

Median Property Taxes In Delaware By County
Kent County
$833
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New Castle County
$1,385
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Sussex County
$662
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