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Lake County Minnesota Property Tax

$795.00 78th of 87

Median Property Tax In Lake County, Minnesota


Median Home Value In
Lake County, Minnesota

0.56% 84th of 87

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Lake County, Minnesota

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Lake County is $795.00 per year, based on a median home value of $142,000.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.56% of property value.

Lake County collects relatively low property taxes, and is ranked in the bottom half of all counties in the United States by property tax collections. Of the eighty-seven counties in Minnesota, Lake County is ranked 78th by median property taxes, and 84th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Lake County has lower property taxes than many other Minnesota counties. The median home value is $142,000.00, compared to the median property value in Minnesota of $200,400.00

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 Lake County Tax Assessor.

Lake County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

78th out of 87

By median yearly property tax

84th out of 87

By percentage of median home value

84th out of 87

By percentage of median income

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

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

Lake County is located in Minnesota, which is ranked 19th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Lake County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

1851st out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2270th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2091st out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Minnesota 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 Minnesota property tax page.

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

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Lake County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Lake County are the responsibility of the Lake County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Two Harbors, Minnesota.

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