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Ward County North Dakota Property Tax

$1,806.00 5th of 53

Median Property Tax In Ward County, North Dakota


Median Home Value In
Ward County, North Dakota

1.53% 9th of 53

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Ward County, North Dakota

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Ward County is $1,806.00 per year, based on a median home value of $118,200.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.53% of property value.

Ward 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-three counties in North Dakota, Ward County is ranked 5th by median property taxes, and 9th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Ward County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Ward County is $118,200.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $116,800.00

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 Ward County Tax Assessor.

Ward County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

5th out of 53

By median yearly property tax

9th out of 53

By percentage of median home value

5th out of 53

By percentage of median income

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

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

Ward County is located in North Dakota, which is ranked 25th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Ward County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

561st out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

424th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

607th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how North Dakota 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 North Dakota property tax page.

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Ward County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Ward County are the responsibility of the Ward County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Minot, North Dakota.

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