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Providence County Rhode Island Property Tax

$3,380.00 5th of 5

Median Property Tax In Providence County, Rhode Island


Median Home Value In
Providence County, Rhode Island

1.31% 1st of 5

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Providence County, Rhode Island

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Providence County is $3,380.00 per year, based on a median home value of $258,000.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.31% of property value.

Providence 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, Providence County is ranked 5th by median property taxes, and 1st by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Providence County collects a median of 1.31% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Rhode Island. This is partially because the median property value in Providence County is $9,100.00 lower than the Rhode Island median property value of $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 Providence County Tax Assessor.

Providence County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

5th out of 5

By median yearly property tax

1st out of 5

By percentage of median home value

3rd out of 5

By percentage of median income

You can see how Providence 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.

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

122nd out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

681st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

106th 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 Providence 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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Providence County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Providence County are the responsibility of the Providence County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Central Falls, Rhode Island.

If you need to pay your property tax bill, ask about a property tax assessment, look up the Providence County property tax due date, or find property tax records, visit the Providence County Tax Assessor's page. Applications for the Providence County homestead exemption, any property tax appeals, and applications for a current use tax reduction must also be submitted to the Providence 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 Providence 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