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Jay County Indiana Property Tax

$585.00 88th of 92

Median Property Tax In Jay County, Indiana


Median Home Value In
Jay County, Indiana

0.72% 70th of 92

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Jay County, Indiana

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Jay County is $585.00 per year, based on a median home value of $81,300.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.72% of property value.

Jay 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, Jay County is ranked 88th by median property taxes, and 70th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Jay County collects a median of 0.72% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Indiana. This is partially because the median property value in Jay County is $41,800.00 lower than the Indiana median property value 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 Jay County Tax Assessor.

Jay County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

88th out of 92

By median yearly property tax

70th out of 92

By percentage of median home value

84th out of 92

By percentage of median income

You can see how Jay 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.

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

2245th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1718th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2300th 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 Jay 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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Jay County Property Tax Assessor

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

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