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Frederick County Maryland Property Tax

$3,082.00 4th of 24

Median Property Tax In Frederick County, Maryland


Median Home Value In
Frederick County, Maryland

0.88% 4th of 24

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Frederick County, Maryland

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Frederick County is $3,082.00 per year, based on a median home value of $349,500.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.88% of property value.

Frederick 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 twenty-four counties in Maryland, Frederick County is ranked 4th by median property taxes, and 4th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Compared to other counties in Maryland, Frederick County collects a relatively high percentage of each property's value as tax. Combined with home values that are $30,900.00 greater than the Maryland median of $318,600.00, this results in the relatively high property taxes in Frederick County.

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 Frederick County Tax Assessor.

Frederick County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

4th out of 24

By median yearly property tax

4th out of 24

By percentage of median home value

2nd out of 24

By percentage of median income

You can see how Frederick 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.

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

148th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1343rd out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

466th 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 Frederick 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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Frederick County Property Tax Assessor

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

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