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Washington Personal Property Taxes

$2,631.00

Avg. 0.92% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in Washington is $2,631.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $287,200.00. Counties in Washington collect an average of 0.92% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

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, so the median yearly property tax paid by Washington residents amounts to approximately % 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% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Ferry County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $941.00 (0.64% of median home value) per year.

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

Washington Property Tax Rates

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

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

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

Washington Property Taxes
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)

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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 Washington Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on median 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.

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.

Washington Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington By County
Adams County
$1,404
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Asotin County
$1,534
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Benton County
$1,820
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Chelan County
$1,974
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Clallam County
$1,853
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Clark County
$2,577
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Columbia County
$1,257
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Cowlitz County
$1,752
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Douglas County
$1,761
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Ferry County
$941
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Franklin County
$1,687
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Garfield County
$1,135
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Grant County
$1,385
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Grays Harbor County
$1,423
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Island County
$2,159
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Jefferson County
$2,138
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King County
$3,572
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Kitsap County
$2,516
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Kittitas County
$1,838
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Klickitat County
$1,435
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Lewis County
$1,448
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Lincoln County
$1,099
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Mason County
$1,738
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Okanogan County
$1,264
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Pacific County
$1,460
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Pend Oreille County
$1,177
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Pierce County
$2,759
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San Juan County
$2,549
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Skagit County
$2,406
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Skamania County
$1,480
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Snohomish County
$3,009
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Spokane County
$1,901
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Stevens County
$1,237
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Thurston County
$2,472
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Wahkiakum County
$1,366
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Walla Walla County
$1,885
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Whatcom County
$2,173
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Whitman County
$1,713
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Yakima County
$1,493
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