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Washtenaw County Michigan Property Tax

$3,913.00 1st of 83

Median Property Tax In Washtenaw County, Michigan


Median Home Value In
Washtenaw County, Michigan

1.81% 2nd of 83

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Washtenaw County, Michigan

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Washtenaw County is $3,913.00 per year, based on a median home value of $216,200.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.81% of property value.

Washtenaw 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 eighty-three counties in Michigan, Washtenaw County is ranked 1st by median property taxes, and 2nd by median tax as percentage of home value.

Washtenaw County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Washtenaw County is $216,200.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $132,200.00

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 Washtenaw County Tax Assessor.

Washtenaw County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

1st out of 83

By median yearly property tax

2nd out of 83

By percentage of median home value

1st out of 83

By percentage of median income

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

Property Tax Tip Remember: Real estate prices also play a large part in which Michigan 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.

Washtenaw County is located in Michigan, which is ranked 18th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Washtenaw County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

71st out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

176th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

102nd out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Michigan 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 Michigan property tax page.

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

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Washtenaw County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Washtenaw County are the responsibility of the Washtenaw County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

If you need to pay your property tax bill, ask about a property tax assessment, look up the Washtenaw County property tax due date, or find property tax records, visit the Washtenaw County Tax Assessor's page. Applications for the Washtenaw County homestead exemption, any property tax appeals, and applications for a current use tax reduction must also be submitted to the Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw 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
michigan Property Tax Data
Michigan Department of Treasury
Tax Statistics & References