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Pennsylvania Personal Property Taxes

$2,223.00

Avg. 1.35% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in Pennsylvania is $2,223.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $164,700.00. Counties in Pennsylvania collect an average of 1.35% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

Pennsylvania is ranked number sixteen out of the fifty states, in order of the average amount of property taxes collected.

Pennsylvania's median income is $61,124 per year, so the median yearly property tax paid by Pennsylvania residents amounts to approximately % of their yearly income. Pennsylvania is ranked 13th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Pennsylvania the property is located in. Chester County collects the highest property tax in Pennsylvania, levying an average of $4,192.00 (1.25% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Forest County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $860.00 (1.08% of median home value) per year.

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

Pennsylvania Property Tax Rates

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

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

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

Pennsylvania Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$2,223 (16th of 50) 3.64% (13th of 50) 1.35% (13th 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 Pennsylvania Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on median property tax rates across Pennsylvania.

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.

Pennsylvania Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania By County
Adams County
$2,146
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Allegheny County
$2,553
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Armstrong County
$1,667
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Beaver County
$1,909
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Bedford County
$1,162
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Berks County
$3,014
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Blair County
$1,025
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Bradford County
$1,471
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Bucks County
$4,090
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Butler County
$2,035
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Cambria County
$1,150
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Cameron County
$1,376
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Carbon County
$2,178
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Centre County
$2,191
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Chester County
$4,192
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Clarion County
$1,099
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Clearfield County
$1,219
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Clinton County
$1,502
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Columbia County
$1,390
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Crawford County
$1,613
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Cumberland County
$1,985
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Dauphin County
$2,357
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Delaware County
$3,877
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Elk County
$1,413
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Erie County
$2,040
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Fayette County
$1,074
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Forest County
$860
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Franklin County
$1,736
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Fulton County
$1,627
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Greene County
$1,383
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Huntingdon County
$1,076
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Indiana County
$1,485
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Jefferson County
$1,115
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Juniata County
$1,418
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Lackawanna County
$1,954
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Lancaster County
$2,638
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Lawrence County
$1,436
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Lebanon County
$1,973
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Lehigh County
$3,004
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Luzerne County
$1,587
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Lycoming County
$1,827
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McKean County
$1,236
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Mercer County
$1,492
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Mifflin County
$1,438
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Monroe County
$3,454
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Montgomery County
$3,834
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Montour County
$1,497
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Northampton County
$3,319
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Northumberland County
$1,055
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Perry County
$1,836
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Philadelphia County
$1,236
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Pike County
$2,911
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Potter County
$1,330
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Schuylkill County
$1,387
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Snyder County
$1,438
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Somerset County
$1,063
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Sullivan County
$1,263
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Susquehanna County
$1,791
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Tioga County
$1,608
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Union County
$1,743
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Venango County
$1,276
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Warren County
$1,417
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Washington County
$1,532
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Wayne County
$1,929
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Westmoreland County
$1,885
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Wyoming County
$2,050
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York County
$2,674
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