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Sumter County Florida Property Tax

$1,517.00 27th of 67

Median Property Tax In Sumter County, Florida


Median Home Value In
Sumter County, Florida

0.82% 32nd of 67

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Sumter County, Florida

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Sumter County is $1,517.00 per year, based on a median home value of $184,000.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.82% of property value.

Sumter 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, Sumter County is ranked 27th by median property taxes, and 32nd by median tax as percentage of home value.

Sumter County has lower property taxes than many other Florida counties. The median home value is $184,000.00, 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 Sumter County Tax Assessor.

Sumter County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

27th out of 67

By median yearly property tax

32nd out of 67

By percentage of median home value

15th out of 67

By percentage of median income

You can see how Sumter 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.

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

760th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1461st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

431st 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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Sumter County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Sumter County are the responsibility of the Sumter County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Bushnell, Florida.

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