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Kentucky Personal Property Taxes

$843.00

Avg. 0.72% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in Kentucky is $843.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $117,800.00. Counties in Kentucky collect an average of 0.72% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

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

Kentucky's median income is $50,545 per year, so the median yearly property tax paid by Kentucky residents amounts to approximately % of their yearly income. Kentucky is ranked 40th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Kentucky the property is located in. Oldham County collects the highest property tax in Kentucky, levying an average of $2,244.00 (0.96% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Wolfe County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $293.00 (0.54% of median home value) per year.

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

Kentucky Property Tax Rates

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

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

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

Kentucky Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$843 (43rd of 50) 1.67% (40th of 50) 0.72% (36th 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 Kentucky Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on median property tax rates across Kentucky.

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.

Kentucky Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of Kentucky 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 Kentucky 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 Kentucky By County
Adair County
$482
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Allen County
$644
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Anderson County
$1,143
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Ballard County
$528
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Barren County
$706
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Bath County
$503
Tax Assessor
Bell County
$419
Tax Assessor
Boone County
$1,516
Tax Assessor
Bourbon County
$984
Tax Assessor
Boyd County
$723
Tax Assessor
Boyle County
$965
Tax Assessor
Bracken County
$690
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Breathitt County
$381
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Breckinridge County
$534
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Bullitt County
$1,235
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Butler County
$368
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Caldwell County
$394
Tax Assessor
Calloway County
$741
Tax Assessor
Campbell County
$1,473
Tax Assessor
Carlisle County
$380
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Carroll County
$699
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Carter County
$380
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Casey County
$465
Tax Assessor
Christian County
$669
Tax Assessor
Clark County
$918
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Clay County
$351
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Clinton County
$352
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Crittenden County
$461
Tax Assessor
Cumberland County
$335
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Daviess County
$908
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Edmonson County
$467
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Elliott County
$340
Tax Assessor
Estill County
$501
Tax Assessor
Fayette County
$1,416
Tax Assessor
Fleming County
$528
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Floyd County
$455
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Franklin County
$1,110
Tax Assessor
Fulton County
$502
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Gallatin County
$831
Tax Assessor
Garrard County
$827
Tax Assessor
Grant County
$856
Tax Assessor
Graves County
$504
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Grayson County
$434
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Green County
$450
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Greenup County
$726
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Hancock County
$568
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Hardin County
$845
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Harlan County
$388
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Harrison County
$770
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Hart County
$541
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Henderson County
$807
Tax Assessor
Henry County
$928
Tax Assessor
Hickman County
$418
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Hopkins County
$597
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Jackson County
$377
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Jefferson County
$1,318
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Jessamine County
$1,256
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Johnson County
$458
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Kenton County
$1,494
Tax Assessor
Knott County
$314
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Knox County
$468
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Larue County
$681
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Laurel County
$574
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Lawrence County
$471
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Lee County
$367
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Leslie County
$351
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Letcher County
$339
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Lewis County
$382
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Lincoln County
$510
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Livingston County
$448
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Logan County
$554
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Lyon County
$635
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Madison County
$1,038
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Magoffin County
$383
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Marion County
$669
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Marshall County
$708
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Martin County
$363
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Mason County
$653
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McCracken County
$717
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McCreary County
$356
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McLean County
$484
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Meade County
$766
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Menifee County
$423
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Mercer County
$996
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Metcalfe County
$386
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Monroe County
$421
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Montgomery County
$714
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Morgan County
$452
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Muhlenberg County
$467
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Nelson County
$945
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Nicholas County
$506
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Ohio County
$471
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Oldham County
$2,244
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Owen County
$708
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Owsley County
$407
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Pendleton County
$735
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Perry County
$422
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Pike County
$424
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Powell County
$383
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Pulaski County
$576
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Robertson County
$398
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Rockcastle County
$403
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Rowan County
$584
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Russell County
$536
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Scott County
$978
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Shelby County
$1,418
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Simpson County
$696
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Spencer County
$1,183
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Taylor County
$648
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Todd County
$490
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Trigg County
$579
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Trimble County
$786
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Union County
$669
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Warren County
$864
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Washington County
$702
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Wayne County
$428
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Webster County
$514
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Whitley County
$418
Tax Assessor
Wolfe County
$293
Tax Assessor
Woodford County
$1,273
Tax Assessor
 

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