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St. Louis County Missouri Property Tax

$2,238.00 2nd of 115

Median Property Tax In St. Louis County, Missouri


Median Home Value In
St. Louis County, Missouri

1.25% 2nd of 115

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
St. Louis County, Missouri

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in St. Louis County is $2,238.00 per year, based on a median home value of $179,300.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.25% of property value.

St. Louis 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 one-hundred--five counties in Missouri, St. Louis County is ranked 2nd by median property taxes, and 2nd by median tax as percentage of home value.

Compared to other counties in Missouri, St. Louis County collects a relatively high percentage of each property's value as tax. Combined with home values that are $39,600.00 greater than the Missouri median of $139,700.00, this results in the relatively high property taxes in St. Louis County.

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 St. Louis County Tax Assessor.

St. Louis County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

2nd out of 115

By median yearly property tax

2nd out of 115

By percentage of median home value

1st out of 115

By percentage of median income

You can see how St. Louis County (highlighted in green) compares to the one-hundred--five other counties in Missouri with the bar chart above, sorted by median property tax in dollars. For a visual map of county property tax rates in Missouri, see our Missouri county property tax map.

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

St. Louis County is located in Missouri, which is ranked 35th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how St. Louis County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

348th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

771st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

526th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Missouri 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 Missouri property tax page.

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

Counties in Missouri
St. Charles County St. Louis County Platte County Clay County
Jackson County Cass County Boone County Clinton County
Warren County Franklin County Jefferson County Cole County
Ray County Christian County Lincoln County St. Louis city
Lafayette County Johnson County Andrew County Greene County
Nodaway County Cape Girardeau County Ste. Genevieve County Camden County
Buchanan County Perry County Gasconade County Callaway County
Moniteau County Henry County Adair County Howard County
Cooper County Pettis County Maries County Caldwell County
Daviess County Putnam County DeKalb County Gentry County
Audrain County Marion County St. Francois County Montgomery County
Phelps County Livingston County Morgan County Pulaski County
Pike County Ralls County Osage County Miller County
Crawford County Monroe County Taney County Stone County
Madison County Holt County Bates County Jasper County
Clark County Randolph County Shelby County Atchison County
Benton County Macon County Saline County Newton County
Polk County Cedar County Lawrence County Lewis County
Scotland County Carroll County Harrison County Vernon County
Webster County Barry County Grundy County Barton County
Laclede County Scott County Linn County Butler County
Chariton County Dent County Knox County Mercer County
Dade County Stoddard County Howell County Ozark County
St. Clair County Dunklin County Pemiscot County Schuyler County
Washington County Sullivan County Dallas County Mississippi County
Iron County Bollinger County Douglas County Hickory County
New Madrid County Reynolds County McDonald County Carter County
Texas County Wright County Wayne County Ripley County
Worth County Oregon County Shannon County  
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St. Louis County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in St. Louis County are the responsibility of the St. Louis County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in St. Louis, Missouri.

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