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Bristol County Rhode Island Property Tax

$4,477.00 1st of 5

Median Property Tax In Bristol County, Rhode Island


Median Home Value In
Bristol County, Rhode Island

1.23% 3rd of 5

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Bristol County, Rhode Island

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Bristol County is $4,477.00 per year, based on a median home value of $363,100.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.23% of property value.

Bristol 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 five counties in Rhode Island, Bristol County is ranked 1st by median property taxes, and 3rd by median tax as percentage of home value.

Bristol County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Bristol County is $363,100.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $267,100.00

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 Bristol County Tax Assessor.

Bristol County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

1st out of 5

By median yearly property tax

3rd out of 5

By percentage of median home value

0th out of 5

By percentage of median income

You can see how Bristol County (highlighted in green) compares to the five other counties in Rhode Island with the bar chart above, sorted by median property tax in dollars. For a visual map of county property tax rates in Rhode Island, see our Rhode Island county property tax map.

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

Bristol County is located in Rhode Island, which is ranked 5th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Bristol County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

43rd out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

799th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

66th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island property tax page.

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

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Bristol County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Bristol County are the responsibility of the Bristol County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Barrington, Rhode Island.

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