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Hancock County Tennessee Property Tax

$455.00 84th of 95

Median Property Tax In Hancock County, Tennessee


Median Home Value In
Hancock County, Tennessee

0.60% 50th of 95

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Hancock County, Tennessee

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Hancock County is $455.00 per year, based on a median home value of $76,200.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.60% of property value.

Hancock 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 ninety-five counties in Tennessee, Hancock County is ranked 84th by median property taxes, and 50th by median tax as percentage of home value.

While Hancock County collects a median of 0.60% of a property's each year as property tax, the actual amount of property tax collected is lower compared to the rest of Tennessee. This is partially because the median property value in Hancock County is $61,100.00 lower than the Tennessee median property value of $137,300.00.

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 Hancock County Tax Assessor.

Hancock County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

84th out of 95

By median yearly property tax

50th out of 95

By percentage of median home value

26th out of 95

By percentage of median income

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

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

Hancock County is located in Tennessee, which is ranked 41st highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Hancock County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

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To see how Tennessee 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 Tennessee property tax page.

We have real estate tax tax information for a total of ninety-five Tennessee counties in addition to Hancock County. Choose any county from the list below, or see Tennessee property tax by county to see property tax information for all Tennessee counties on one page. To compare county tax rates with an interactive color-coded map, see our Tennessee property tax map.

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Hancock County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Hancock County are the responsibility of the Hancock County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Sneedville, Tennessee.

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