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Los Angeles County California Property Tax

$2,989.00 15th of 58

Median Property Tax In Los Angeles County, California


Median Home Value In
Los Angeles County, California

0.59% 29th of 58

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Los Angeles County, California

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Los Angeles County is $2,989.00 per year, based on a median home value of $508,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.59% of property value.

Los Angeles 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 fifty-eight counties in California, Los Angeles County is ranked 15th by median property taxes, and 29th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Los Angeles County has lower property taxes than many other California counties. The median home value is $508,800.00, compared to the median property value in California of $384,200.00

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 Los Angeles County Tax Assessor.

Los Angeles County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

15th out of 58

By median yearly property tax

29th out of 58

By percentage of median home value

17th out of 58

By percentage of median income

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

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

Los Angeles County is located in California, which is ranked 10th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Los Angeles County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

160th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2181st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

325th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how California 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 California property tax page.

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Los Angeles County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Los Angeles County are the responsibility of the Los Angeles County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Los Angeles, California.

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