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Flathead County Montana Property Tax

$1,777.00 4th of 56

Median Property Tax In Flathead County, Montana


Median Home Value In
Flathead County, Montana

0.77% 33rd of 56

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Flathead County, Montana

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Flathead County is $1,777.00 per year, based on a median home value of $231,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.77% of property value.

Flathead 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 fifty-six counties in Montana, Flathead County is ranked 4th by median property taxes, and 33rd by median tax as percentage of home value.

Flathead County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Flathead County is $231,800.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $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 Flathead County Tax Assessor.

Flathead County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

4th out of 56

By median yearly property tax

33rd out of 56

By percentage of median home value

1st out of 56

By percentage of median income

You can see how Flathead 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.

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

585th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1594th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

440th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

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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Flathead County Property Tax Assessor

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

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