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Pennsylvania Property & Real Estate Taxes


Median Property Tax In Pennsylvania


Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Income
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Median Home Value In Pennsylvania


Median Income In Pennsylvania

The median property tax in Pennsylvania is $2,223.00 per year, based on a median home value of $164,700.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.35%. You can look up your recent appraisal by filling out the form below.

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Pennsylvania's Median Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

16th out of 50

By median yearly property tax

13th out of 50

By percentage of median home value

13th out of 50

By percentage of median income

Pennsylvania collects relatively high property taxes, and is ranked in the top half of all states by property tax collections. Keep in mind that higher real estate taxes may be offset by lower state sales or income taxes. Higher property taxes in dollars may also be the result of higher property values than other states.

Pennsylvania Property Taxes By County

While this page shows statewide Pennsylvania property tax statistics, more precise property tax statistics can be found at county level. Pennsylvania has a total of sixty seven counties, and each county has a unique process for assessing and calculating property tax.

If you would like to estimate the property tax on a home like yours in Pennsylvania, enter your most recent property valuation in the property tax estimator below. Results are based on median taxes in all counties, and will open in a new page.

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All of the counties in Pennsylvania are listed in the table below, sorted by median property tax from highest to lowest, left to right. Choose your county from the list below for more information about your local property tax. To compare property taxes in different counties, try out our interactive property tax map of Pennsylvania.


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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
pennsylvania Property Tax Data
Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
Tax Statistics & References