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Maricopa County Arizona Property Tax

$1,418.00 2nd of 15

Median Property Tax In Maricopa County, Arizona


Median Home Value In
Maricopa County, Arizona

0.59% 9th of 15

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Maricopa County, Arizona

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Maricopa County is $1,418.00 per year, based on a median home value of $238,600.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.59% of property value.

Maricopa County collects relatively high property taxes, and is ranked in the top half of all counties in the United States by property tax collections. Of the fifteen counties in Arizona, Maricopa County is ranked 2nd by median property taxes, and 9th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Maricopa County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Maricopa County is $238,600.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $187,700.00

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 Maricopa County Tax Assessor.

Maricopa County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

2nd out of 15

By median yearly property tax

9th out of 15

By percentage of median home value

8th out of 15

By percentage of median income

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

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

Maricopa County is located in Arizona, which is ranked 31st highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Maricopa County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

874th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2162nd out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1363rd out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Arizona 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 Arizona property tax page.

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

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Maricopa County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Maricopa County are the responsibility of the Maricopa County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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