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Okaloosa County Florida Property Tax

$1,322.00 31st of 67

Median Property Tax In Okaloosa County, Florida


Median Home Value In
Okaloosa County, Florida

0.65% 57th of 67

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Okaloosa County, Florida

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Okaloosa County is $1,322.00 per year, based on a median home value of $204,400.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.65% of property value.

Okaloosa 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-seven counties in Florida, Okaloosa County is ranked 31st by median property taxes, and 57th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Okaloosa County has lower property taxes than many other Florida counties. The median home value is $204,400.00, compared to the median property value in Florida of $182,400.00

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 Okaloosa County Tax Assessor.

Okaloosa County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

31st out of 67

By median yearly property tax

57th out of 67

By percentage of median home value

43rd out of 67

By percentage of median income

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

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

Okaloosa County is located in Florida, which is ranked 23rd highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Okaloosa County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

999th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1962nd out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1396th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Florida 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 Florida property tax page.

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Okaloosa County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Okaloosa County are the responsibility of the Okaloosa County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

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