Washington Property Tax Information (2012-2013) [Go To Different State]
Washington Property Taxes [Go To Different State]
The median property tax in Washington is $2,631.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $287,200.00. Washington counties collect an average of 0.92% of a property's estimated fair market value as property tax.
Washington has one of the highest average property tax rates in the country, with only eleven states levying higher property taxes.
Washington's median income is $72,034 per year - the average yearly property tax paid by Washington residents amounts to 3.65% of their yearly income. Washington is ranked 11th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.
The exact property tax levied depends on the county in Washington the property is located in. King County collects the highest property tax in Washington, levying an average of $3,572.00 (0.88%) yearly in property taxes, while Ferry County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $941.00 (0.64%) per year.
|Median Property Tax||Percentage Of Income||Percentage Of Property Value|
|$2,631 (12th of 50)||3.65% (11th of 50)||0.92% (23rd of 50)|
Washington 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 Washington Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on average property tax rates across Washington.
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 Washington counties for detailed information on that county's property tax, including average tax amounts and a county-specific tax calculator tool.
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