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Median Property Tax In Virginia


Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Income
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Median Home Value In Virginia


Median Income In Virginia

The median property tax in Virginia is $1,862.00 per year, based on a median home value of $252,600.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.74%. You can look up your recent appraisal by filling out the form below.

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Virginia's Median Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

21st out of 50

By median yearly property tax

34th out of 50

By percentage of median home value

29th out of 50

By percentage of median income

Virginia collects relatively low property taxes, and is ranked in the bottom half of all states by property tax collections. Lower real estate taxes may be offset by higher state sales or income taxes. Higher property taxes in dollars may also be the result of higher property values than other states.

Virginia Property Taxes By County

While this page shows statewide Virginia property tax statistics, more precise property tax statistics can be found at county level. Virginia has a total of one hundred thirty four counties, and each county has a unique process for assessing and calculating property tax.

If you would like to estimate the property tax on a home like yours in Virginia, enter your most recent property valuation in the property tax estimator below. Results are based on median taxes in all counties, and will open in a new page.

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All of the counties in Virginia are listed in the table below, sorted by median property tax from highest to lowest, left to right. Choose your county from the list below for more information about your local property tax. To compare property taxes in different counties, try out our interactive property tax map of Virginia.

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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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