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Ohio County West Virginia Property Tax

$608.00 10th of 55

Median Property Tax In Ohio County, West Virginia


Median Home Value In
Ohio County, West Virginia

0.64% 1st of 55

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Ohio County, West Virginia

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Ohio County is $608.00 per year, based on a median home value of $94,800.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.64% of property value.

Ohio County collects relatively low property taxes, and is ranked in the bottom half of all counties in the United States by property tax collections. Of the fifty-five counties in West Virginia, Ohio County is ranked 10th by median property taxes, and 1st by median tax as percentage of home value.

Compared to other counties in West Virginia, Ohio County collects a relatively high percentage of each property's value as tax. Combined with home values that are $300.00 greater than the West Virginia median of $94,500.00, this results in the relatively high property taxes in Ohio County.

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 Ohio County Tax Assessor.

Ohio County's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

10th out of 55

By median yearly property tax

1st out of 55

By percentage of median home value

16th out of 55

By percentage of median income

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

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

Ohio County is located in West Virginia, which is ranked 48th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Ohio County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

2207th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

1984th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2428th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how West 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 West Virginia property tax page.

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Ohio County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Ohio County are the responsibility of the Ohio County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Wheeling, West Virginia.

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