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Maryland Property Taxes [Go To Different State]

Maryland Personal Property Taxes

$2,774.00

Avg. 0.87% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in Maryland is $2,774.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $318,600.00. Counties in Maryland collect an average of 0.87% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

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

Maryland's median income is $86,881 per year, so the median yearly property tax paid by Maryland residents amounts to approximately % of their yearly income. Maryland is ranked 19th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Maryland the property is located in. Howard County collects the highest property tax in Maryland, levying an average of $4,261.00 (0.93% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Garrett County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $1,173.00 (0.69% of median home value) per year.

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

Maryland Property Tax Rates

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

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

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

Maryland Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$2,774 (11th of 50) 3.19% (19th of 50) 0.87% (25th 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 Maryland Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on median property tax rates across Maryland.

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.

Maryland Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of Maryland 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 Maryland 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 Maryland By County
Allegany County
$1,185
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Anne Arundel County
$2,456
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Baltimore city
$1,850
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Baltimore County
$2,358
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Calvert County
$2,745
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Caroline County
$1,676
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Carroll County
$2,796
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Cecil County
$2,217
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Charles County
$2,678
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Dorchester County
$1,488
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Frederick County
$3,082
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Garrett County
$1,173
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Harford County
$2,582
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Howard County
$4,261
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Kent County
$1,886
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Montgomery County
$3,690
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Prince George's County
$3,216
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Queen Anne's County
$2,347
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Somerset County
$1,174
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St. Mary's County
$2,164
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Talbot County
$1,751
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Washington County
$1,865
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Wicomico County
$1,530
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Worcester County
$1,790
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