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Buffalo County South Dakota Property Tax

$1,161.00 23rd of 66

Median Property Tax In Buffalo County, South Dakota


Median Home Value In
Buffalo County, South Dakota

1.72% 4th of 66

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Buffalo County, South Dakota

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Buffalo County is $1,161.00 per year, based on a median home value of $67,500.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.72% of property value.

Buffalo 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 sixty-six counties in South Dakota, Buffalo County is ranked 23rd by median property taxes, and 4th by median tax as percentage of home value.

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 Buffalo County Tax Assessor.

Buffalo County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

23rd out of 66

By median yearly property tax

4th out of 66

By percentage of median home value

1st out of 66

By percentage of median income

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

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

Buffalo County is located in South Dakota, which is ranked 27th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Buffalo County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

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To see how South Dakota 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 Dakota property tax page.

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Buffalo County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Buffalo County are the responsibility of the Buffalo County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Gann Valley, South Dakota.

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