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Albemarle County Virginia Property Tax

$2,219.00 18th of 134

Median Property Tax In Albemarle County, Virginia


Median Home Value In
Albemarle County, Virginia

0.63% 54th of 134

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Albemarle County, Virginia

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Albemarle County is $2,219.00 per year, based on a median home value of $349,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.63% of property value.

Albemarle County collects relatively high property taxes, and is ranked in the top half of all counties in the United States by property tax collections. Of the one-hundred-thirty-four counties in Virginia, Albemarle County is ranked 18th by median property taxes, and 54th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Albemarle County's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Albemarle County is $349,800.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $252,600.00

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 Albemarle County Tax Assessor.

Albemarle County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

18th out of 134

By median yearly property tax

54th out of 134

By percentage of median home value

27th out of 134

By percentage of median income

You can see how Albemarle County (highlighted in green) compares to the one-hundred-thirty-four other counties in Virginia with the bar chart above, sorted by median property tax in dollars. For a visual map of county property tax rates in Virginia, see our Virginia county property tax map.

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

Albemarle County is located in Virginia, which is ranked 21st highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Albemarle County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

352nd out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2009th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

849th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Virginia 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 Virginia property tax page.

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

Counties in Virginia
Falls Church city Loudoun County Arlington County Fairfax County
Alexandria city Manassas Park city Fairfax city Prince William County
Manassas city Fauquier County Poquoson city Chesapeake city
Charlottesville city Stafford County James City County Rappahannock County
Virginia Beach city Albemarle County Richmond city Clarke County
Norfolk city York County Chesterfield County Suffolk city
Powhatan County Hanover County Newport News city Fredericksburg city
Williamsburg city Portsmouth city Culpeper County Henrico County
Winchester city Roanoke County Hampton city Goochland County
Colonial Heights city Spotsylvania County New Kent County Salem city
Prince George County Lexington city Orange County King George County
King William County Roanoke city Staunton city Warren County
Isle of Wight County Louisa County Greene County Gloucester County
Montgomery County Lynchburg city Franklin city Frederick County
Petersburg city Botetourt County Fluvanna County Hopewell city
Madison County Harrisonburg city Waynesboro city Caroline County
Buena Vista city Surry County Rockbridge County Dinwiddie County
Bedford city Shenandoah County Nelson County Lancaster County
Rockingham County Page County Northumberland County Northampton County
Middlesex County Bedford County Radford city Mathews County
Augusta County Essex County Westmoreland County Charles City County
Cumberland County Bristol city Highland County Southampton County
Floyd County King and Queen County Franklin County Amherst County
Washington County Prince Edward County Emporia city Craig County
Alleghany County Martinsville city Giles County Pulaski County
Amelia County Richmond County Sussex County Carroll County
Accomack County Appomattox County Campbell County Danville city
Nottoway County Bath County Charlotte County Wythe County
Buckingham County Pittsylvania County Galax city Bland County
Scott County Greensville County Mecklenburg County Tazewell County
Patrick County Norton city Halifax County Smyth County
Russell County Lunenburg County Henry County Brunswick County
Covington city Grayson County Wise County Lee County
Dickenson County Buchanan County  
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Albemarle County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Albemarle County are the responsibility of the Albemarle County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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