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Bear Lake County Idaho Property Tax

$699.00 40th of 44

Median Property Tax In Bear Lake County, Idaho


Median Home Value In
Bear Lake County, Idaho

0.51% 35th of 44

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Bear Lake County, Idaho

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Bear Lake County is $699.00 per year, based on a median home value of $135,900.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.51% of property value.

Bear Lake County collects relatively low property taxes, and is ranked in the bottom half of all counties in the United States by property tax collections. Of the forty-four counties in Idaho, Bear Lake County is ranked 40th by median property taxes, and 35th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Bear Lake County collects a median of 0.51% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Idaho. This is partially because the median property value in Bear Lake County is $35,800.00 lower than the Idaho median property value of $171,700.00.

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 Bear Lake County Tax Assessor.

Bear Lake County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

40th out of 44

By median yearly property tax

35th out of 44

By percentage of median home value

41st out of 44

By percentage of median income

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

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

Bear Lake County is located in Idaho, which is ranked 37th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Bear Lake County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

2047th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2421st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2041st out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Idaho 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 Idaho property tax page.

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Bear Lake County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Bear Lake County are the responsibility of the Bear Lake County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Paris, Idaho.

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