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Watonwan County Minnesota Property Tax

$891.00 72nd of 87

Median Property Tax In Watonwan County, Minnesota


Median Home Value In
Watonwan County, Minnesota

1.00% 40th of 87

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Watonwan County, Minnesota

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Watonwan County is $891.00 per year, based on a median home value of $89,300.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.00% of property value.

Watonwan 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 eighty-seven counties in Minnesota, Watonwan County is ranked 72nd by median property taxes, and 40th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Watonwan County collects a median of 1.00% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Minnesota. This is partially because the median property value in Watonwan County is $111,100.00 lower than the Minnesota median property value 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 Watonwan County Tax Assessor.

Watonwan County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

72nd out of 87

By median yearly property tax

40th out of 87

By percentage of median home value

69th out of 87

By percentage of median income

You can see how Watonwan 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.

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

1685th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1146th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1641st 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 Watonwan 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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Watonwan County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Watonwan County are the responsibility of the Watonwan County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in St. James, Minnesota.

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