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LaPorte County Indiana Property Tax

$1,047.00 20th of 92

Median Property Tax In LaPorte County, Indiana


Median Home Value In
LaPorte County, Indiana

0.87% 33rd of 92

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
LaPorte County, Indiana

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in LaPorte County is $1,047.00 per year, based on a median home value of $119,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.87% of property value.

LaPorte County collects relatively high property taxes, and is ranked in the top half of all counties in the United States by property tax collections. Of the ninety-two counties in Indiana, LaPorte County is ranked 20th by median property taxes, and 33rd by median tax as percentage of home value.

LaPorte County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in LaPorte County is $119,800.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $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 LaPorte County Tax Assessor.

LaPorte County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

20th out of 92

By median yearly property tax

33rd out of 92

By percentage of median home value

18th out of 92

By percentage of median income

You can see how LaPorte 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.

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

1416th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1359th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1540th 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 LaPorte 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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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