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Pitkin County Colorado Property Tax

$2,574.00 2nd of 64

Median Property Tax In Pitkin County, Colorado


Median Home Value In
Pitkin County, Colorado

0.38% 44th of 64

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Pitkin County, Colorado

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Pitkin County is $2,574.00 per year, based on a median home value of $670,200.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.38% of property value.

Pitkin 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 sixty-four counties in Colorado, Pitkin County is ranked 2nd by median property taxes, and 44th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Pitkin County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Pitkin County is $670,200.00. 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 Pitkin County Tax Assessor.

Pitkin County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

2nd out of 64

By median yearly property tax

44th out of 64

By percentage of median home value

1st out of 64

By percentage of median income

You can see how Pitkin 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.

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

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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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Pitkin County Property Tax Assessor

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

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