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Denver County Colorado Property Tax

$1,305.00 15th of 64

Median Property Tax In Denver County, Colorado


Median Home Value In
Denver County, Colorado

0.54% 25th of 64

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Denver County, Colorado

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Denver County is $1,305.00 per year, based on a median home value of $240,900.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.54% of property value.

Denver 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-four counties in Colorado, Denver County is ranked 15th by median property taxes, and 25th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Denver County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Denver County is $240,900.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $237,800.00

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 Denver County Tax Assessor.

Denver County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

15th out of 64

By median yearly property tax

25th out of 64

By percentage of median home value

17th out of 64

By percentage of median income

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

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

Denver County is located in Colorado, which is ranked 30th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Denver County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

1023rd out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2325th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1487th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Colorado 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 Colorado property tax page.

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Denver County Property Tax Assessor

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

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