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Benton County Oregon Property Tax

$2,649.00 4th of 36

Median Property Tax In Benton County, Oregon


Median Home Value In
Benton County, Oregon

1.01% 3rd of 36

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Benton County, Oregon

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Benton County is $2,649.00 per year, based on a median home value of $263,200.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.01% of property value.

Benton 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 thirty-six counties in Oregon, Benton County is ranked 4th by median property taxes, and 3rd by median tax as percentage of home value.

Compared to other counties in Oregon, Benton County collects a relatively high percentage of each property's value as tax. Combined with home values that are $5,800.00 greater than the Oregon median of $257,400.00, this results in the relatively high property taxes in Benton 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 Benton County Tax Assessor.

Benton County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

4th out of 36

By median yearly property tax

3rd out of 36

By percentage of median home value

4th out of 36

By percentage of median income

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

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

Benton County is located in Oregon, which is ranked 15th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Benton County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

241st out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1124th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

344th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Oregon 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 Oregon property tax page.

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Benton County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Benton County are the responsibility of the Benton County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Corvallis, Oregon.

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