West Virginia Property Tax Information (2012-2013) [Go To Different State]
West Virginia Property Taxes [Go To Different State]
The median property tax in West Virginia is $464.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $94,500.00. West Virginia counties collect an average of 0.49% of a property's estimated fair market value as property tax.
West Virginia has one of the lowest median property tax rates in the United States, with only two states collecting a lower median property tax than West Virginia.
West Virginia's median income is $44,940 per year - the average yearly property tax paid by West Virginia residents amounts to 1.03% of their yearly income. West Virginia is ranked 48th of the 50 states for property taxes as a percentage of median income.
The exact property tax levied depends on the county in West Virginia the property is located in. Jefferson County collects the highest property tax in West Virginia, levying an average of $1,379.00 (0.54%) yearly in property taxes, while Webster County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $235.00 (0.4%) per year.
|Median Property Tax||Percentage Of Income||Percentage Of Property Value|
|$464 (48th of 50)||1.03% (48th of 50)||0.49% (46th of 50)|
West Virginia 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 West Virginia Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on average property tax rates across West 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.
You can choose any county from our list of West Virginia counties for detailed information on that county's property tax, including average tax amounts and a county-specific tax calculator tool.