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Litchfield County Connecticut Property Tax

$4,030.00 6th of 8

Median Property Tax In Litchfield County, Connecticut


Median Home Value In
Litchfield County, Connecticut

1.41% 4th of 8

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Litchfield County, Connecticut

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Litchfield County is $4,030.00 per year, based on a median home value of $285,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.41% of property value.

Litchfield 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 eight counties in Connecticut, Litchfield County is ranked 6th by median property taxes, and 4th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Litchfield County collects a median of 1.41% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Connecticut. This is partially because the median property value in Litchfield County is $5,400.00 lower than the Connecticut median property value of $291,200.00.

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 Litchfield County Tax Assessor.

Litchfield County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

6th out of 8

By median yearly property tax

4th out of 8

By percentage of median home value

4th out of 8

By percentage of median income

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

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

Litchfield County is located in Connecticut, which is ranked 2nd highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Litchfield County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

67th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

552nd out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

83rd out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Connecticut 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 Connecticut property tax page.

We have real estate tax tax information for a total of eight Connecticut counties in addition to Litchfield County. Choose any county from the list below, or see Connecticut property tax by county to see property tax information for all Connecticut counties on one page. To compare county tax rates with an interactive color-coded map, see our Connecticut property tax map.

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Litchfield County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Litchfield County are the responsibility of the Litchfield County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Torrington, Connecticut.

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