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Norfolk County Massachusetts Property Tax

$4,157.00 2nd of 14

Median Property Tax In Norfolk County, Massachusetts


Median Home Value In
Norfolk County, Massachusetts

1.02% 6th of 14

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Norfolk County, Massachusetts

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Norfolk County is $4,157.00 per year, based on a median home value of $408,100.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.02% of property value.

Norfolk 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 fourteen counties in Massachusetts, Norfolk County is ranked 2nd by median property taxes, and 6th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Norfolk County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Norfolk County is $408,100.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $338,500.00

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 Norfolk County Tax Assessor.

Norfolk County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

2nd out of 14

By median yearly property tax

6th out of 14

By percentage of median home value

4th out of 14

By percentage of median income

You can see how Norfolk 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.

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

60th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1107th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

193rd 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 Norfolk 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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Norfolk County Property Tax Assessor

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

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