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Lee County Alabama Property Tax

$693.00 3rd of 67

Median Property Tax In Lee County, Alabama


Median Home Value In
Lee County, Alabama

0.50% 3rd of 67

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Lee County, Alabama

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Lee County is $693.00 per year, based on a median home value of $139,500.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.50% of property value.

Lee County collects relatively low property taxes, and is ranked in the bottom half of all counties in the United States by property tax collections. Of the sixty-seven counties in Alabama, Lee County is ranked 3rd by median property taxes, and 3rd by median tax as percentage of home value.

Compared to other counties in Alabama, Lee County collects a relatively high percentage of each property's value as tax. Combined with home values that are $19,900.00 greater than the Alabama median of $119,600.00, this results in the relatively high property taxes in Lee County.

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 Lee County Tax Assessor.

Lee County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

3rd out of 67

By median yearly property tax

3rd out of 67

By percentage of median home value

2nd out of 67

By percentage of median income

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

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

Lee County is located in Alabama, which is ranked 49th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Lee County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

2059th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2474th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2371st out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Alabama 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 Alabama property tax page.

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Lee County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Lee County are the responsibility of the Lee County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Opelika, Alabama.

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