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Mason County Washington Property Tax

$1,738.00 20th of 39

Median Property Tax In Mason County, Washington


Median Home Value In
Mason County, Washington

0.80% 24th of 39

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Mason County, Washington

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Mason County is $1,738.00 per year, based on a median home value of $216,000.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.80% of property value.

Mason 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 thirty-nine counties in Washington, Mason County is ranked 20th by median property taxes, and 24th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Mason County has lower property taxes than many other Washington counties. The median home value is $216,000.00, compared to the median property value in Washington of $287,200.00

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 Mason County Tax Assessor.

Mason County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

20th out of 39

By median yearly property tax

24th out of 39

By percentage of median home value

14th out of 39

By percentage of median income

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

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

Mason County is located in Washington, which is ranked 12th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Mason County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

612th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1506th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

483rd out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Washington 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 Washington property tax page.

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Mason County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Mason County are the responsibility of the Mason County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Shelton, Washington.

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