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Rhode Island Property & Real Estate Taxes


Median Property Tax In Rhode Island


Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Income
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Median Home Value In Rhode Island


Median Income In Rhode Island

The median property tax in Rhode Island is $3,618.00 per year, based on a median home value of $267,100.00 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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Rhode Island's Median Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

5th out of 50

By median yearly property tax

12th out of 50

By percentage of median home value

7th out of 50

By percentage of median income

Rhode Island collects relatively high property taxes, and is among the ten highest states ranked by property tax collections. Remember that high real estate 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.

Rhode Island Property Taxes By County

While this page shows statewide Rhode Island property tax statistics, more precise property tax statistics can be found at county level. Rhode Island has a total of five 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 Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island.


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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