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Knox County Maine Property Tax

$2,166.00 5th of 16

Median Property Tax In Knox County, Maine


Median Home Value In
Knox County, Maine

1.06% 8th of 16

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Knox County, Maine

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Knox County is $2,166.00 per year, based on a median home value of $203,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.06% of property value.

Knox County collects very high property taxes, and is among the top 25% of counties in the United States ranked by property tax collections. Of the sixteen counties in Maine, Knox County is ranked 5th by median property taxes, and 8th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Knox County has lower property taxes than many other Maine counties. The median home value is $203,800.00, compared to the median property value in Maine of $177,500.00

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 Knox County Tax Assessor.

Knox County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

5th out of 16

By median yearly property tax

8th out of 16

By percentage of median home value

2nd out of 16

By percentage of median income

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

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

Knox County is located in Maine, which is ranked 20th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Knox County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

378th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1033rd out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

208th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Maine 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 Maine property tax page.

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

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Knox County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Knox County are the responsibility of the Knox County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Rockland, Maine.

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