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Effingham County Illinois Property Tax

$1,640.00 51st of 102

Median Property Tax In Effingham County, Illinois


Median Home Value In
Effingham County, Illinois

1.54% 67th of 102

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Effingham County, Illinois

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Effingham County is $1,640.00 per year, based on a median home value of $106,500.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.54% of property value.

Effingham 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, Effingham County is ranked 51st by median property taxes, and 67th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Effingham County has lower property taxes than many other Illinois counties. The median home value is $106,500.00, compared to the median property value in Illinois 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 Effingham County Tax Assessor.

Effingham County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

51st out of 102

By median yearly property tax

67th out of 102

By percentage of median home value

57th out of 102

By percentage of median income

You can see how Effingham 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.

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

679th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

412th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

655th 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 Effingham 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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Effingham County Property Tax Assessor

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

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