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Illinois Personal Property Taxes

$3,507.00

Avg. 1.73% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in Illinois is $3,507.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $202,200.00. Counties in Illinois collect an average of 1.73% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

Illinois has one of the highest average property tax rates in the country, with only six states levying higher property taxes.

Illinois's median income is $68,578 per year, so the median yearly property tax paid by Illinois residents amounts to approximately % of their yearly income. Illinois is ranked 5th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Illinois the property is located in. Lake County collects the highest property tax in Illinois, levying an average of $6,285.00 (2.19% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Hardin County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $447.00 (0.71% of median home value) per year.

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

Illinois Property Tax Rates

Property taxes are collected on a county level, and each county in Illinois 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 Illinois.

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

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

Illinois Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$3,507 (7th of 50) 5.11% (5th of 50) 1.73% (6th of 50)

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

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.

Illinois Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of Illinois 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 Illinois 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 Illinois By County
Adams County
$1,580
Tax Assessor
Alexander County
$709
Tax Assessor
Bond County
$1,665
Tax Assessor
Boone County
$3,453
Tax Assessor
Brown County
$1,209
Tax Assessor
Bureau County
$1,931
Tax Assessor
Calhoun County
$1,408
Tax Assessor
Carroll County
$1,955
Tax Assessor
Cass County
$1,480
Tax Assessor
Champaign County
$2,905
Tax Assessor
Christian County
$1,307
Tax Assessor
Clark County
$1,328
Tax Assessor
Clay County
$923
Tax Assessor
Clinton County
$2,162
Tax Assessor
Coles County
$1,756
Tax Assessor
Cook County
$3,681
Tax Assessor
Crawford County
$927
Tax Assessor
Cumberland County
$1,285
Tax Assessor
De Witt County
$1,495
Tax Assessor
DeKalb County
$4,267
Tax Assessor
Douglas County
$1,774
Tax Assessor
DuPage County
$5,417
Tax Assessor
Edgar County
$1,122
Tax Assessor
Edwards County
$844
Tax Assessor
Effingham County
$1,640
Tax Assessor
Fayette County
$1,084
Tax Assessor
Ford County
$1,806
Tax Assessor
Franklin County
$796
Tax Assessor
Fulton County
$1,406
Tax Assessor
Gallatin County
$553
Tax Assessor
Greene County
$1,070
Tax Assessor
Grundy County
$3,666
Tax Assessor
Hamilton County
$687
Tax Assessor
Hancock County
$1,328
Tax Assessor
Hardin County
$447
Tax Assessor
Henderson County
$1,217
Tax Assessor
Henry County
$2,067
Tax Assessor
Iroquois County
$2,023
Tax Assessor
Jackson County
$1,663
Tax Assessor
Jasper County
$1,000
Tax Assessor
Jefferson County
$1,228
Tax Assessor
Jersey County
$1,712
Tax Assessor
Jo Daviess County
$2,137
Tax Assessor
Johnson County
$1,084
Tax Assessor
Kane County
$5,112
Tax Assessor
Kankakee County
$2,839
Tax Assessor
Kendall County
$5,365
Tax Assessor
Knox County
$1,480
Tax Assessor
Lake County
$6,285
Tax Assessor
LaSalle County
$2,632
Tax Assessor
Lawrence County
$879
Tax Assessor
Lee County
$2,239
Tax Assessor
Livingston County
$2,278
Tax Assessor
Logan County
$1,804
Tax Assessor
Macon County
$1,819
Tax Assessor
Macoupin County
$1,434
Tax Assessor
Madison County
$2,144
Tax Assessor
Marion County
$1,169
Tax Assessor
Marshall County
$2,003
Tax Assessor
Mason County
$1,577
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Massac County
$1,132
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McDonough County
$1,618
Tax Assessor
McHenry County
$5,226
Tax Assessor
McLean County
$3,076
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Menard County
$2,103
Tax Assessor
Mercer County
$1,961
Tax Assessor
Monroe County
$3,236
Tax Assessor
Montgomery County
$1,316
Tax Assessor
Morgan County
$1,674
Tax Assessor
Moultrie County
$1,755
Tax Assessor
Ogle County
$2,877
Tax Assessor
Peoria County
$2,385
Tax Assessor
Perry County
$1,158
Tax Assessor
Piatt County
$1,987
Tax Assessor
Pike County
$1,112
Tax Assessor
Pope County
$1,126
Tax Assessor
Pulaski County
$526
Tax Assessor
Putnam County
$2,049
Tax Assessor
Randolph County
$1,196
Tax Assessor
Richland County
$1,158
Tax Assessor
Rock Island County
$2,240
Tax Assessor
Saline County
$920
Tax Assessor
Sangamon County
$2,219
Tax Assessor
Schuyler County
$1,378
Tax Assessor
Scott County
$1,226
Tax Assessor
Shelby County
$1,375
Tax Assessor
St. Clair County
$2,291
Tax Assessor
Stark County
$1,587
Tax Assessor
Stephenson County
$2,352
Tax Assessor
Tazewell County
$2,320
Tax Assessor
Union County
$1,096
Tax Assessor
Vermilion County
$1,317
Tax Assessor
Wabash County
$1,143
Tax Assessor
Warren County
$1,449
Tax Assessor
Washington County
$1,780
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Wayne County
$755
Tax Assessor
White County
$783
Tax Assessor
Whiteside County
$1,993
Tax Assessor
Will County
$4,921
Tax Assessor
Williamson County
$1,213
Tax Assessor
Winnebago County
$3,056
Tax Assessor
Woodford County
$2,873
Tax Assessor
 

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