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St. Mary Parish Louisiana Property Tax

$263.00 30th of 64

Median Property Tax In St. Mary Parish, Louisiana


Median Home Value In
St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

0.31% 29th of 64

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in St. Mary Parish is $263.00 per year, based on a median home value of $85,500.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.31% of property value.

St. Mary Parish collects fairly low property taxes, and is among the lower 25% of all counties in the United States ranked by property tax collections. Of the sixty-four counties in Louisiana, St. Mary Parish is ranked 30th by median property taxes, and 29th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While St. Mary Parish collects a median of 0.31% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Louisiana. This is partially because the median property value in St. Mary Parish is $49,900.00 lower than the Louisiana median property value of $135,400.00.

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 St. Mary Parish Tax Assessor.

St. Mary Parish's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

30th out of 64

By median yearly property tax

29th out of 64

By percentage of median home value

32nd out of 64

By percentage of median income

You can see how St. Mary Parish (highlighted in green) compares to the sixty-four other counties in Louisiana with the bar chart above, sorted by median property tax in dollars. For a visual map of county property tax rates in Louisiana, see our Louisiana county property tax map.

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

St. Mary Parish is located in Louisiana, which is ranked 50th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how St. Mary Parish's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

2752nd out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2741st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2764th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Louisiana 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 Louisiana property tax page.

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St. Mary Parish Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in St. Mary Parish are the responsibility of the St. Mary Parish Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Franklin, Louisiana.

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