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Virginia Personal Property Taxes

$1,862.00

Avg. 0.74% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in Virginia is $1,862.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $252,600.00. Counties in Virginia collect an average of 0.74% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

Virginia is ranked number twenty one out of the fifty states, in order of the average amount of property taxes collected.

Virginia's median income is $73,565 per year, so the median yearly property tax paid by Virginia residents amounts to approximately % of their yearly income. Virginia is ranked 29th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Virginia the property is located in. Falls Church city collects the highest property tax in Virginia, levying an average of $6,005.00 (0.94% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Buchanan County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $284.00 (0.46% of median home value) per year.

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

Virginia Property Tax Rates

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

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

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

Virginia Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$1,862 (21st of 50) 2.53% (29th of 50) 0.74% (34th 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 Virginia Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on median property tax rates across Virginia.

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.

Virginia Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia By County
Accomack County
$650
Tax Assessor
Albemarle County
$2,219
Tax Assessor
Alexandria city
$4,061
Tax Assessor
Alleghany County
$703
Tax Assessor
Amelia County
$691
Tax Assessor
Amherst County
$730
Tax Assessor
Appomattox County
$644
Tax Assessor
Arlington County
$4,564
Tax Assessor
Augusta County
$879
Tax Assessor
Bath County
$586
Tax Assessor
Bedford city
$1,049
Tax Assessor
Bedford County
$922
Tax Assessor
Bland County
$542
Tax Assessor
Botetourt County
$1,203
Tax Assessor
Bristol city
$812
Tax Assessor
Brunswick County
$457
Tax Assessor
Buchanan County
$284
Tax Assessor
Buckingham County
$558
Tax Assessor
Buena Vista city
$1,096
Tax Assessor
Campbell County
$641
Tax Assessor
Caroline County
$1,099
Tax Assessor
Carroll County
$652
Tax Assessor
Charles City County
$840
Tax Assessor
Charlotte County
$574
Tax Assessor
Charlottesville city
$2,486
Tax Assessor
Chesapeake city
$2,534
Tax Assessor
Chesterfield County
$1,964
Tax Assessor
Clarke County
$1,996
Tax Assessor
Colonial Heights city
$1,675
Tax Assessor
Covington city
$449
Tax Assessor
Craig County
$706
Tax Assessor
Culpeper County
$1,788
Tax Assessor
Cumberland County
$838
Tax Assessor
Danville city
$616
Tax Assessor
Dickenson County
$368
Tax Assessor
Dinwiddie County
$1,055
Tax Assessor
Emporia city
$707
Tax Assessor
Essex County
$852
Tax Assessor
Fairfax city
$3,646
Tax Assessor
Fairfax County
$4,543
Tax Assessor
Falls Church city
$6,005
Tax Assessor
Fauquier County
$2,744
Tax Assessor
Floyd County
$785
Tax Assessor
Fluvanna County
$1,193
Tax Assessor
Franklin city
$1,234
Tax Assessor
Franklin County
$733
Tax Assessor
Frederick County
$1,226
Tax Assessor
Fredericksburg city
$1,865
Tax Assessor
Galax city
$551
Tax Assessor
Giles County
$700
Tax Assessor
Gloucester County
$1,257
Tax Assessor
Goochland County
$1,708
Tax Assessor
Grayson County
$435
Tax Assessor
Greene County
$1,261
Tax Assessor
Greensville County
$523
Tax Assessor
Halifax County
$502
Tax Assessor
Hampton city
$1,712
Tax Assessor
Hanover County
$1,922
Tax Assessor
Harrisonburg city
$1,139
Tax Assessor
Henrico County
$1,762
Tax Assessor
Henry County
$470
Tax Assessor
Highland County
$811
Tax Assessor
Hopewell city
$1,184
Tax Assessor
Isle of Wight County
$1,286
Tax Assessor
James City County
$2,416
Tax Assessor
King and Queen County
$784
Tax Assessor
King George County
$1,328
Tax Assessor
King William County
$1,319
Tax Assessor
Lancaster County
$972
Tax Assessor
Lee County
$421
Tax Assessor
Lexington city
$1,406
Tax Assessor
Loudoun County
$4,976
Tax Assessor
Louisa County
$1,270
Tax Assessor
Lunenburg County
$473
Tax Assessor
Lynchburg city
$1,248
Tax Assessor
Madison County
$1,169
Tax Assessor
Manassas city
$3,247
Tax Assessor
Manassas Park city
$3,756
Tax Assessor
Martinsville city
$702
Tax Assessor
Mathews County
$892
Tax Assessor
Mecklenburg County
$521
Tax Assessor
Middlesex County
$923
Tax Assessor
Montgomery County
$1,256
Tax Assessor
Nelson County
$984
Tax Assessor
New Kent County
$1,660
Tax Assessor
Newport News city
$1,901
Tax Assessor
Norfolk city
$1,993
Tax Assessor
Northampton County
$928
Tax Assessor
Northumberland County
$937
Tax Assessor
Norton city
$505
Tax Assessor
Nottoway County
$594
Tax Assessor
Orange County
$1,340
Tax Assessor
Page County
$967
Tax Assessor
Patrick County
$520
Tax Assessor
Petersburg city
$1,208
Tax Assessor
Pittsylvania County
$557
Tax Assessor
Poquoson city
$2,552
Tax Assessor
Portsmouth city
$1,843
Tax Assessor
Powhatan County
$1,928
Tax Assessor
Prince Edward County
$713
Tax Assessor
Prince George County
$1,456
Tax Assessor
Prince William County
$3,402
Tax Assessor
Pulaski County
$694
Tax Assessor
Radford city
$910
Tax Assessor
Rappahannock County
$2,287
Tax Assessor
Richmond city
$2,126
Tax Assessor
Richmond County
$673
Tax Assessor
Roanoke city
$1,318
Tax Assessor
Roanoke County
$1,735
Tax Assessor
Rockbridge County
$1,058
Tax Assessor
Rockingham County
$969
Tax Assessor
Russell County
$477
Tax Assessor
Salem city
$1,593
Tax Assessor
Scott County
$537
Tax Assessor
Shenandoah County
$992
Tax Assessor
Smyth County
$500
Tax Assessor
Southampton County
$788
Tax Assessor
Spotsylvania County
$1,668
Tax Assessor
Stafford County
$2,477
Tax Assessor
Staunton city
$1,316
Tax Assessor
Suffolk city
$1,937
Tax Assessor
Surry County
$1,064
Tax Assessor
Sussex County
$661
Tax Assessor
Tazewell County
$521
Tax Assessor
Virginia Beach city
$2,235
Tax Assessor
Warren County
$1,292
Tax Assessor
Washington County
$719
Tax Assessor
Waynesboro city
$1,120
Tax Assessor
Westmoreland County
$844
Tax Assessor
Williamsburg city
$1,856
Tax Assessor
Winchester city
$1,739
Tax Assessor
Wise County
$428
Tax Assessor
Wythe County
$559
Tax Assessor
York County
$1,984
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