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York County South Carolina Property Tax

$1,016.00 5th of 46

Median Property Tax In York County, South Carolina


Median Home Value In
York County, South Carolina

0.64% 14th of 46

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
York County, South Carolina

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in York County is $1,016.00 per year, based on a median home value of $158,900.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.64% of property value.

York County collects relatively low property taxes, and is ranked in the bottom half of all counties in the United States by property tax collections. Of the forty-six counties in South Carolina, York County is ranked 5th by median property taxes, and 14th by median tax as percentage of home value.

York County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in York County is $158,900.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $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 York County Tax Assessor.

York County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

5th out of 46

By median yearly property tax

14th out of 46

By percentage of median home value

10th out of 46

By percentage of median income

You can see how York 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.

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

1458th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1991st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

1965th 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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York County Property Tax Assessor

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

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