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Avg. 0.68% of home value

Yearly median tax in Sacramento County

The median property tax in Sacramento County, California is $2,204 per year for a home worth the median value of $324,200. Sacramento County collects, on average, 0.68% of a property's assessed fair market value as property tax.

Sacramento County has one of the highest median property taxes in the United States, and is ranked 359th of the 3143 counties in order of median property taxes.

The average yearly property tax paid by Sacramento County residents amounts to about 2.91% of their yearly income. Sacramento County is ranked 657th of the 3143 counties for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

You can use the California property tax map to the left to compare Sacramento County's property tax to other counties in California. Marin County collects the highest property tax in California, levying an average of $5,500.00 (0.63% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Modoc County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average

tax of $953.00 (0.6% of median home value) per year.

To compare Sacramento County with property tax rates in other states, see our map of property taxes by state.

Sacramento County Property Tax Rate

Because Sacramento County uses a complicated formula to determine the property tax owed on any individual property, it's not possible to condense it to a simple tax rate, like you could with an income or sales tax.

Instead, we provide property tax information based on the statistical median of all taxable properties in Sacramento County. The median property tax amount is based on the median Sacramento County property value of $324,200. You can use these numbers as a reliable benchmark for comparing Sacramento County's property taxes with property taxes in other areas.

Our data allows you to compare Sacramento County's property taxes by median property tax in dollars, median property tax as a percentage of home value, and median property tax as a percentage of the Sacramento County median household income.

Sacramento County Property Taxes

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