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Holmes County Mississippi Property Tax

$390.00 69th of 82

Median Property Tax In Holmes County, Mississippi


Median Home Value In
Holmes County, Mississippi

0.83% 9th of 82

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Holmes County, Mississippi

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Holmes County is $390.00 per year, based on a median home value of $46,900.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.83% of property value.

Holmes 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-two counties in Mississippi, Holmes County is ranked 69th by median property taxes, and 9th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Holmes County collects a median of 0.83% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Mississippi. This is partially because the median property value in Holmes County is $51,100.00 lower than the Mississippi median property value of $98,000.00.

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 Holmes County Tax Assessor.

Holmes County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

69th out of 82

By median yearly property tax

9th out of 82

By percentage of median home value

8th out of 82

By percentage of median income

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

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

Holmes County is located in Mississippi, which is ranked 47th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Holmes County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

2599th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1442nd out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1849th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Mississippi 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 Mississippi property tax page.

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

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Holmes County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Holmes County are the responsibility of the Holmes County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Lexington, Mississippi.

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