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Riverside County California Property Tax

$2,618.00 23rd of 58

Median Property Tax In Riverside County, California


Median Home Value In
Riverside County, California

0.80% 3rd of 58

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Riverside County, California

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Riverside County is $2,618.00 per year, based on a median home value of $325,300.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.80% of property value.

Riverside 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 fifty-eight counties in California, Riverside County is ranked 23rd by median property taxes, and 3rd by median tax as percentage of home value.

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 Riverside County Tax Assessor.

Riverside County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

23rd out of 58

By median yearly property tax

3rd out of 58

By percentage of median home value

15th out of 58

By percentage of median income

You can see how Riverside 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.

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

248th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1504th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

302nd 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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Riverside County Property Tax Assessor

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

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