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Douglas County Colorado Property Tax

$2,590.00 1st of 64

Median Property Tax In Douglas County, Colorado


Median Home Value In
Douglas County, Colorado

0.76% 1st of 64

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Douglas County, Colorado

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Douglas County is $2,590.00 per year, based on a median home value of $338,700.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.76% of property value.

Douglas 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 sixty-four counties in Colorado, Douglas County is ranked 1st by median property taxes, and 1st by median tax as percentage of home value.

Compared to other counties in Colorado, Douglas County collects a relatively high percentage of each property's value as tax. Combined with home values that are $100,900.00 greater than the Colorado median of $237,800.00, this results in the relatively high property taxes in Douglas 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 Douglas County Tax Assessor.

Douglas County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

1st out of 64

By median yearly property tax

1st out of 64

By percentage of median home value

3rd out of 64

By percentage of median income

You can see how Douglas 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.

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

253rd out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1600th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1037th 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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Douglas County Property Tax Assessor

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

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