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DeKalb County Indiana Property Tax

$886.00 41st of 92

Median Property Tax In DeKalb County, Indiana


Median Home Value In
DeKalb County, Indiana

0.79% 54th of 92

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
DeKalb County, Indiana

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in DeKalb County is $886.00 per year, based on a median home value of $112,300.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.79% of property value.

DeKalb 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 ninety-two counties in Indiana, DeKalb County is ranked 41st by median property taxes, and 54th by median tax as percentage of home value.

DeKalb County has lower property taxes than many other Indiana counties. The median home value is $112,300.00, compared to the median property value in Indiana of $123,100.00

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 DeKalb County Tax Assessor.

DeKalb County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

41st out of 92

By median yearly property tax

54th out of 92

By percentage of median home value

40th out of 92

By percentage of median income

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

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

DeKalb County is located in Indiana, which is ranked 40th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how DeKalb County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

1695th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1543rd out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1817th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Indiana 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 Indiana property tax page.

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

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DeKalb County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in DeKalb County are the responsibility of the DeKalb County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Auburn, Indiana.

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