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North Carolina Personal Property Taxes

$1,209.00

Avg. 0.78% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in North Carolina is $1,209.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $155,500.00. Counties in North Carolina collect an average of 0.78% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

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

North Carolina's median income is $55,928 per year, so the median yearly property tax paid by North Carolina residents amounts to approximately % of their yearly income. North Carolina is ranked 34th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

The exact property tax levied depends on the county in North Carolina the property is located in. Orange County collects the highest property tax in North Carolina, levying an average of $2,829.00 (1.09% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Montgomery County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $494.00 (0.59% of median home value) per year.

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

North Carolina Property Tax Rates

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

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

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

North Carolina Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$1,209 (36th of 50) 2.16% (34th of 50) 0.78% (31st 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 North Carolina Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on median property tax rates across North Carolina.

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.

North Carolina Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of North Carolina 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 North Carolina 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 North Carolina By County
Alamance County
$981
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Alexander County
$652
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Alleghany County
$663
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Anson County
$662
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Ashe County
$727
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Avery County
$561
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Beaufort County
$702
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Bertie County
$498
Tax Assessor
Bladen County
$680
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Brunswick County
$933
Tax Assessor
Buncombe County
$1,257
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Burke County
$770
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Cabarrus County
$1,396
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Caldwell County
$774
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Camden County
$1,146
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Carteret County
$949
Tax Assessor
Caswell County
$727
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Catawba County
$865
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Chatham County
$1,430
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Cherokee County
$745
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Chowan County
$912
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Clay County
$577
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Cleveland County
$858
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Columbus County
$872
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Craven County
$961
Tax Assessor
Cumberland County
$1,336
Tax Assessor
Currituck County
$900
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Dare County
$1,421
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Davidson County
$855
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Davie County
$1,092
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Duplin County
$676
Tax Assessor
Durham County
$2,001
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Edgecombe County
$827
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Forsyth County
$1,420
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Franklin County
$1,070
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Gaston County
$1,254
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Gates County
$882
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Graham County
$539
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Granville County
$958
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Greene County
$740
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Guilford County
$1,494
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Halifax County
$870
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Harnett County
$995
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Haywood County
$972
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Henderson County
$1,025
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Hertford County
$809
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Hoke County
$874
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Hyde County
$692
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Iredell County
$977
Tax Assessor
Jackson County
$674
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Johnston County
$1,128
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Jones County
$627
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Lee County
$1,183
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Lenoir County
$865
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Lincoln County
$1,038
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Macon County
$662
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Madison County
$819
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Martin County
$766
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McDowell County
$521
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Mecklenburg County
$1,945
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Mitchell County
$566
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Montgomery County
$494
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Moore County
$1,198
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Nash County
$943
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New Hanover County
$1,394
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Northampton County
$729
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Onslow County
$822
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Orange County
$2,829
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Pamlico County
$838
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Pasquotank County
$1,096
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Pender County
$979
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Perquimans County
$982
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Person County
$807
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Pitt County
$1,134
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Polk County
$1,085
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Randolph County
$826
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Richmond County
$732
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Robeson County
$685
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Rockingham County
$853
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Rowan County
$948
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Rutherford County
$737
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Sampson County
$704
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Scotland County
$796
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Stanly County
$977
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Stokes County
$774
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Surry County
$780
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Swain County
$571
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Transylvania County
$811
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Tyrrell County
$748
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Union County
$1,425
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Vance County
$860
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Wake County
$1,793
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Warren County
$777
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Washington County
$888
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Watauga County
$898
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Wayne County
$866
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Wilkes County
$702
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Wilson County
$1,023
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Yadkin County
$866
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Yancey County
$580
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