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Avg. 0.46% of home value
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The median property tax in District of Columbia is $2,057.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $443,700.00. Counties in District of Columbia collect an average of 0.46% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

District of Columbia is ranked number twenty out of the fifty states, in order of the average amount of property taxes collected.

District of Columbia's median income is $98,620 per year, so the median yearly property tax paid by District of Columbia residents amounts to approximately % of their yearly income. District of Columbia is ranked 35th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

The exact property tax levied depends on the county in District of Columbia the property is located in. District of Columbia collects the highest property tax in District of Columbia, levying an average of $2,049.00 (0.46% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while District of Columbia has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $2,049.00 (0.46% of median home value) per year.

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

District of Columbia Property Tax Rates

Property taxes are collected on a county level, and each county in District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia.

Instead, Tax-Rates.org provides property tax statistics based on the taxes owed on millions of properties across District of Columbia. 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 District of Columbia.

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

District of Columbia Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$2,057 (20th of 50) 2.09% (35th of 50) 0.46% (47th of 50)

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Statistics show that about 25% of homes in America are unfairly overassessed, and pay an average of $1,346 too much in property taxes every year.

We can check your property's current assessment against similar properties in District of Columbia and tell you if you've been overassessed. If you have been overassessed, we can help you submit a tax appeal.

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

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.

District of Columbia Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia property tax map found at the top of this page. Hint: Press Ctrl+F to search for your county's name

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