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Douglas County Illinois Property Tax

$1,774.00 44th of 102

Median Property Tax In Douglas County, Illinois


Median Home Value In
Douglas County, Illinois

1.91% 25th of 102

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Douglas County, Illinois

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Douglas County is $1,774.00 per year, based on a median home value of $93,000.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.91% of property value.

Douglas 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 one-hundred--two counties in Illinois, Douglas County is ranked 44th by median property taxes, and 25th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Douglas County collects a median of 1.91% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Illinois. This is partially because the median property value in Douglas County is $109,200.00 lower than the Illinois median property value of $202,200.00.

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 Douglas County Tax Assessor.

Douglas County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

44th out of 102

By median yearly property tax

25th out of 102

By percentage of median home value

45th out of 102

By percentage of median income

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

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

Douglas County is located in Illinois, which is ranked 7th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Douglas County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

588th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

120th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

504th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Illinois 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 Illinois property tax page.

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

Counties in Illinois
Lake County DuPage County Kendall County McHenry County
Kane County Will County DeKalb County Cook County
Grundy County Boone County Monroe County McLean County
Winnebago County Champaign County Ogle County Woodford County
Kankakee County LaSalle County Peoria County Stephenson County
Tazewell County St. Clair County Livingston County Rock Island County
Lee County Sangamon County Clinton County Madison County
Jo Daviess County Menard County Henry County Putnam County
Iroquois County Marshall County Whiteside County Piatt County
Mercer County Carroll County Bureau County Macon County
Ford County Logan County Washington County Douglas County
Coles County Moultrie County Jersey County Morgan County
Bond County Jackson County Effingham County McDonough County
Stark County Adams County Mason County De Witt County
Knox County Cass County Warren County Macoupin County
Calhoun County Fulton County Schuyler County Shelby County
Hancock County Clark County Vermilion County Montgomery County
Christian County Cumberland County Jefferson County Scott County
Henderson County Williamson County Brown County Randolph County
Marion County Richland County Perry County Wabash County
Massac County Pope County Edgar County Pike County
Union County Fayette County Johnson County Greene County
Jasper County Crawford County Clay County Saline County
Lawrence County Edwards County Franklin County White County
Wayne County Alexander County Hamilton County Gallatin County
Pulaski County Hardin County  
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Douglas County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Douglas County are the responsibility of the Douglas County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Tuscola, Illinois.

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