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Colleton County South Carolina Property Tax

$479.00 34th of 46

Median Property Tax In Colleton County, South Carolina


Median Home Value In
Colleton County, South Carolina

0.53% 27th of 46

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Colleton County, South Carolina

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Colleton County is $479.00 per year, based on a median home value of $90,000.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.53% of property value.

Colleton County collects fairly low property taxes, and is among the lower 25% of all counties in the United States ranked by property tax collections. Of the forty-six counties in South Carolina, Colleton County is ranked 34th by median property taxes, and 27th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Colleton County collects a median of 0.53% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of South Carolina. This is partially because the median property value in Colleton County is $47,500.00 lower than the South Carolina median property value of $137,500.00.

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 Colleton County Tax Assessor.

Colleton County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

34th out of 46

By median yearly property tax

27th out of 46

By percentage of median home value

27th out of 46

By percentage of median income

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

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

Colleton County is located in South Carolina, which is ranked 45th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Colleton County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

2454th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2357th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2333rd out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how South Carolina 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 South Carolina property tax page.

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Colleton County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Colleton County are the responsibility of the Colleton County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Walterboro, South Carolina.

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