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Carter County Montana Property Tax

$689.00 48th of 56

Median Property Tax In Carter County, Montana


Median Home Value In
Carter County, Montana

1.04% 17th of 56

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Carter County, Montana

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Carter County is $689.00 per year, based on a median home value of $66,200.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.04% of property value.

Carter 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 fifty-six counties in Montana, Carter County is ranked 48th by median property taxes, and 17th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Carter County collects a median of 1.04% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Montana. This is partially because the median property value in Carter County is $110,100.00 lower than the Montana median property value of $176,300.00.

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 Carter County Tax Assessor.

Carter County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

48th out of 56

By median yearly property tax

17th out of 56

By percentage of median home value

46th out of 56

By percentage of median income

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

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

Carter County is located in Montana, which is ranked 29th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Carter County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

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To see how Montana 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 Montana property tax page.

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Carter County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Carter County are the responsibility of the Carter County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Ekalaka, Montana.

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