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District of Columbia Property & Real Estate Taxes


Median Property Tax In District of Columbia


Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Income
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Median Home Value In District of Columbia


Median Income In District of Columbia

The median property tax in District of Columbia is $2,057.00 per year, based on a median home value of $443,700.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.46%. You can look up your recent appraisal by filling out the form below.

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District of Columbia's Median Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

20th out of 50

By median yearly property tax

47th out of 50

By percentage of median home value

35th out of 50

By percentage of median income

District of Columbia collects relatively low property taxes, and is ranked in the bottom half of all states by property tax collections. Lower real estate taxes may be offset by higher state sales or income taxes. Higher property taxes in dollars may also be the result of higher property values than other states.

District of Columbia Property Taxes By County

While this page shows statewide District of Columbia property tax statistics, more precise property tax statistics can be found at county level. District of Columbia has a total of one counties, and each county has a unique process for assessing and calculating property tax.

If you would like to estimate the property tax on a home like yours in District of Columbia, enter your most recent property valuation in the property tax estimator below. Results are based on median taxes in all counties, and will open in a new page.

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All of the counties in District of Columbia are listed in the table below, sorted by median property tax from highest to lowest, left to right. Choose your county from the list below for more information about your local property tax. To compare property taxes in different counties, try out our interactive property tax map of District of Columbia.

Counties in District of Columbia
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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
districtofcolumbia Property Tax Data
District of Columbia Office of Taxpayer Revenue
Tax Statistics & References