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Worcester County Massachusetts Property Tax

$3,117.00 6th of 14

Median Property Tax In Worcester County, Massachusetts


Median Home Value In
Worcester County, Massachusetts

1.10% 5th of 14

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Worcester County, Massachusetts

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Worcester County is $3,117.00 per year, based on a median home value of $282,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.10% of property value.

Worcester County collects very high property taxes, and is among the top 25% of counties in the United States ranked by property tax collections. Of the fourteen counties in Massachusetts, Worcester County is ranked 6th by median property taxes, and 5th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Worcester County collects a median of 1.10% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Massachusetts. This is partially because the median property value in Worcester County is $55,700.00 lower than the Massachusetts median property value of $338,500.00.

Property Tax Tip Note: Due to the complicated and varied methods used to calculate property tax in different counties, the best way to compare property taxes between jurisdictions is through median property tax values. If you need to calculate the exact tax due on your property, contact the Worcester County Tax Assessor.

Worcester County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

6th out of 14

By median yearly property tax

5th out of 14

By percentage of median home value

11th out of 14

By percentage of median income

You can see how Worcester County (highlighted in green) compares to the fourteen other counties in Massachusetts with the bar chart above, sorted by median property tax in dollars. For a visual map of county property tax rates in Massachusetts, see our Massachusetts county property tax map.

Property Tax Tip Remember: Real estate prices also play a large part in which Massachusetts counties have the highest and lowest median property taxes. Higher-valued properties will generally have higher taxes, even if the median percentage of home value levied as property tax is different. For comparisons, you can also use Percentage Of Home Value.

Worcester County is located in Massachusetts, which is ranked 6th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Worcester County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

146th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

975th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

305th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Massachusetts as a whole compares to the rest of the states, check our our interactive state-by-state property tax map. You can find statewide statistics on the Massachusetts property tax page.

We have real estate tax tax information for a total of fourteen Massachusetts counties in addition to Worcester County. Choose any county from the list below, or see Massachusetts property tax by county to see property tax information for all Massachusetts counties on one page. To compare county tax rates with an interactive color-coded map, see our Massachusetts property tax map.

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Worcester County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Worcester County are the responsibility of the Worcester County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

If you need to pay your property tax bill, ask about a property tax assessment, look up the Worcester County property tax due date, or find property tax records, visit the Worcester County Tax Assessor's page. Applications for the Worcester County homestead exemption, any property tax appeals, and applications for a current use tax reduction must also be submitted to the Worcester County Assessor's Office.

For some properties, you can easily find the most recent tax assessment by looking up the property address with our property records search. You can also use our Worcester County Property Tax Calculator to estimate your property tax based on median tax values (results open in new page).

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Data Sources: Our property tax data is based on a 5-year study of median property tax rates conducted from 2006 through 2010.

United States Census Property Tax Data
U.S. Census Bureau
American Community Survey, 2006-2010
The Tax Foundation Property Tax Data
The Tax Foundation
Property Tax Calculations, July 2012
massachusetts Property Tax Data
Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Tax Statistics & References