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Nelson County Kentucky Property Tax

$945.00 19th of 120

Median Property Tax In Nelson County, Kentucky


Median Home Value In
Nelson County, Kentucky

0.81% 16th of 120

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Nelson County, Kentucky

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Nelson County is $945.00 per year, based on a median home value of $116,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.81% of property value.

Nelson 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 one-hundred-twenty-no counties in Kentucky, Nelson County is ranked 19th by median property taxes, and 16th by median tax as percentage of home value.

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 Nelson County Tax Assessor.

Nelson County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

19th out of 120

By median yearly property tax

16th out of 120

By percentage of median home value

15th out of 120

By percentage of median income

You can see how Nelson County (highlighted in green) compares to the one-hundred-twenty-no other counties in Kentucky with the bar chart above, sorted by median property tax in dollars. For a visual map of county property tax rates in Kentucky, see our Kentucky county property tax map.

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

Nelson County is located in Kentucky, which is ranked 43rd highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Nelson County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

1568th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1490th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1645th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Kentucky 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 Kentucky property tax page.

We have real estate tax tax information for a total of one-hundred-twenty-no Kentucky counties in addition to Nelson County. Choose any county from the list below, or see Kentucky property tax by county to see property tax information for all Kentucky counties on one page. To compare county tax rates with an interactive color-coded map, see our Kentucky property tax map.

Counties in Kentucky
Oldham County Boone County Kenton County Campbell County
Shelby County Fayette County Jefferson County Woodford County
Jessamine County Bullitt County Spencer County Anderson County
Franklin County Madison County Mercer County Bourbon County
Scott County Boyle County Nelson County Henry County
Clark County Daviess County Warren County Grant County
Hardin County Gallatin County Garrard County Henderson County
Trimble County Harrison County Meade County Calloway County
Pendleton County Greenup County Boyd County McCracken County
Montgomery County Marshall County Owen County Barren County
Washington County Carroll County Simpson County Bracken County
Larue County Marion County Union County Christian County
Mason County Taylor County Allen County Lyon County
Hopkins County Rowan County Trigg County Pulaski County
Laurel County Hancock County Logan County Hart County
Russell County Breckinridge County Ballard County Fleming County
Webster County Lincoln County Nicholas County Graves County
Bath County Fulton County Estill County Todd County
McLean County Adair County Lawrence County Ohio County
Knox County Edmonson County Muhlenberg County Casey County
Crittenden County Johnson County Floyd County Morgan County
Green County Livingston County Grayson County Wayne County
Pike County Menifee County Perry County Monroe County
Bell County Hickman County Whitley County Owsley County
Rockcastle County Robertson County Caldwell County Harlan County
Metcalfe County Powell County Magoffin County Lewis County
Breathitt County Carlisle County Carter County Jackson County
Butler County Lee County Martin County McCreary County
Clinton County Clay County Leslie County Elliott County
Letcher County Cumberland County Knott County Wolfe County  
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Nelson County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Nelson County are the responsibility of the Nelson County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Bardstown, Kentucky.

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