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Charles County Maryland Property Tax

$2,678.00 7th of 24

Median Property Tax In Charles County, Maryland


Median Home Value In
Charles County, Maryland

0.75% 14th of 24

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Charles County, Maryland

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Charles County is $2,678.00 per year, based on a median home value of $355,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.75% of property value.

Charles 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 twenty-four counties in Maryland, Charles County is ranked 7th by median property taxes, and 14th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Charles County has lower property taxes than many other Maryland counties. The median home value is $355,800.00, compared to the median property value in Maryland of $318,600.00

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 Charles County Tax Assessor.

Charles County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

7th out of 24

By median yearly property tax

14th out of 24

By percentage of median home value

14th out of 24

By percentage of median income

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

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

Charles County is located in Maryland, which is ranked 11th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Charles County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

233rd out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1633rd out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

811th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Maryland 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 Maryland property tax page.

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

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Charles County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Charles County are the responsibility of the Charles County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in La Plata, Maryland.

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