South Dakota Property Tax Information (2012-2013) [Go To Different State]
South Dakota Property Taxes [Go To Different State]
The median property tax in South Dakota is $1,620.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $126,200.00. South Dakota counties collect an average of 1.28% of a property's estimated fair market value as property tax.
South Dakota is ranked number twenty seven out of the fifty states, in order of the average amount of property taxes collected.
South Dakota's median income is $56,323 per year - the average yearly property tax paid by South Dakota residents amounts to 2.88% of their yearly income. South Dakota is ranked 23rd of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.
The exact property tax levied depends on the county in South Dakota the property is located in. Lincoln County collects the highest property tax in South Dakota, levying an average of $2,470.00 (1.46%) yearly in property taxes, while Mellette County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $510.00 (1.02%) per year.
|Median Property Tax||Percentage Of Income||Percentage Of Property Value|
|$1,620 (27th of 50)||2.88% (23rd of 50)||1.28% (16th of 50)|
South Dakota Property Tax Calculator
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 South Dakota Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on average property tax rates across South Dakota.
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.
You can choose any county from our list of South Dakota counties for detailed information on that county's property tax, including average tax amounts and a county-specific tax calculator tool.