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Defiance County Ohio Property Tax

$1,336.00 49th of 88

Median Property Tax In Defiance County, Ohio


Median Home Value In
Defiance County, Ohio

1.23% 35th of 88

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Defiance County, Ohio

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Defiance County is $1,336.00 per year, based on a median home value of $108,400.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.23% of property value.

Defiance 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 eighty-eight counties in Ohio, Defiance County is ranked 49th by median property taxes, and 35th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Defiance County collects a median of 1.23% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Ohio. This is partially because the median property value in Defiance County is $26,200.00 lower than the Ohio median property value of $134,600.00.

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 Defiance County Tax Assessor.

Defiance County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

49th out of 88

By median yearly property tax

35th out of 88

By percentage of median home value

40th out of 88

By percentage of median income

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

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

Defiance County is located in Ohio, which is ranked 22nd highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Defiance County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

981st out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

801st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

878th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Ohio 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 Ohio property tax page.

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

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Defiance County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Defiance County are the responsibility of the Defiance County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Defiance, Ohio.

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