Delaware Property Tax Information (2012-2013) [Go To Different State]
Delaware Property Taxes [Go To Different State]
The median property tax in Delaware is $1,078.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $249,400.00. Delaware counties collect an average of 0.43% of a property's estimated fair market value as property tax.
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 - the average yearly property tax paid by Delaware residents amounts to 1.6% 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%) yearly in property taxes, while Sussex County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $662.00 (0.27%) per year.
|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)|
Delaware 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 Delaware Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on average 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.
You can choose any county from our list of Delaware counties for detailed information on that county's property tax, including average tax amounts and a county-specific tax calculator tool.