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West Virginia Personal Property Taxes

$464.00

Avg. 0.49% of home value
Tax amount varies by county

The median property tax in West Virginia is $464.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $94,500.00. Counties in West Virginia collect an average of 0.49% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.

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, so the median yearly property tax paid by West Virginia residents amounts to approximately % 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% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Webster County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $235.00 (0.4% of median home value) per year.

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

West Virginia Property Tax Rates

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

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

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

West Virginia Property Taxes
Median Property Tax Percentage Of Income Percentage Of Property Value
$464 (48th of 50) 1.03% (48th of 50) 0.49% (46th 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 West Virginia Property Tax Estimator Tool to calculate your approximate yearly property tax based on median 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.

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.

West Virginia Property Taxes By County

You can choose any county from our list of West 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 West 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 West Virginia By County
Barbour County
$324
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Berkeley County
$1,121
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Boone County
$431
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Braxton County
$340
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Brooke County
$520
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Cabell County
$617
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Calhoun County
$297
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Clay County
$335
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Doddridge County
$436
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Fayette County
$404
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Gilmer County
$345
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Grant County
$383
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Greenbrier County
$397
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Hampshire County
$543
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Hancock County
$508
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Hardy County
$453
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Harrison County
$571
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Jackson County
$584
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Jefferson County
$1,379
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Kanawha County
$622
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Lewis County
$434
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Lincoln County
$293
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Logan County
$366
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Marion County
$564
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Marshall County
$428
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Mason County
$487
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McDowell County
$244
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Mercer County
$362
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Mineral County
$613
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Mingo County
$365
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Monongalia County
$695
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Monroe County
$343
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Morgan County
$769
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Nicholas County
$346
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Ohio County
$608
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Pendleton County
$387
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Pleasants County
$502
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Pocahontas County
$320
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Preston County
$343
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Putnam County
$776
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Raleigh County
$465
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Randolph County
$332
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Ritchie County
$419
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Roane County
$299
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Summers County
$262
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Taylor County
$458
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Tucker County
$330
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Tyler County
$469
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Upshur County
$433
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Wayne County
$429
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Webster County
$235
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Wetzel County
$453
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Wirt County
$371
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Wood County
$612
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Wyoming County
$304
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