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Barnstable County Massachusetts Property Tax

$2,570.00 13th of 14

Median Property Tax In Barnstable County, Massachusetts


Median Home Value In
Barnstable County, Massachusetts

0.65% 11th of 14

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Barnstable County, Massachusetts

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Barnstable County is $2,570.00 per year, based on a median home value of $392,700.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.65% of property value.

Barnstable 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 fourteen counties in Massachusetts, Barnstable County is ranked 13th by median property taxes, and 11th 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 Barnstable County Tax Assessor.

Barnstable County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

13th out of 14

By median yearly property tax

11th out of 14

By percentage of median home value

9th out of 14

By percentage of median income

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

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

Barnstable County is located in Massachusetts, which is ranked 6th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Barnstable County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

258th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1938th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

277th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts property tax page.

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

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Barnstable County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Barnstable County are the responsibility of the Barnstable County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Hyannis, Massachusetts.

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