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Newton County Mississippi Property Tax

$497.00 45th of 82

Median Property Tax In Newton County, Mississippi


Median Home Value In
Newton County, Mississippi

0.74% 21st of 82

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Newton County, Mississippi

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Newton County is $497.00 per year, based on a median home value of $67,100.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.74% of property value.

Newton 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, Newton County is ranked 45th by median property taxes, and 21st by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Newton County collects a median of 0.74% 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 Newton County is $30,900.00 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 Newton County Tax Assessor.

Newton County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

45th out of 82

By median yearly property tax

21st out of 82

By percentage of median home value

45th out of 82

By percentage of median income

You can see how Newton 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.

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

2426th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1658th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2282nd 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 Newton 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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Newton County Property Tax Assessor

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

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