Property Tax and Assessor Data for Franklin County, Ohio

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Franklin County’s Effective Tax Rate Has Stabilized

ATTOM’s latest annual property tax analysis for almost 87 million U.S. single-family homes shows that the effective tax rate in Franklin Country, Ohio, has been on a downward trend since 2015, and is currently stable. The effective tax rate was 1.8 percent in 2020, about the same in 2019, and 2.2 percent in 2015.

Franklin County has the city of Columbus as its county seat, and with a population of 1.3 million, it is the most populous county in Ohio. Other cities in the Franklin county include Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, and Hilliard.

Property Tax and Assessor Data Highlights for Franklin County, Ohio

Ohio has a relatively high effective tax rate of 1.6 percent, although New Jersey has the highest rate at around 2.2 percent. As a comparison, states with the lowest effective tax rates in 2020 were Hawaii at 0.37 percent, Alabama at 0.44 percent, West Virginia at 0.51 percent, Colorado at 0.54 percent, and Utah at 0.54

Here are the highlights from the latest ATTOM property tax and assessor data for Franklin County, Ohio.

Financial Services

The average estimated value of a single-family home in 2020 was just over $260,000, and the estimated value of a single-family home in 2019 was just over 240,000.

New Borrowers

In 2019, average property taxes were around $4,400, and average taxes rose to $4,735 in 2020, which was an increase of approximately 7%.

New Borrowers

The effective tax rate was around 1.8 percent in 2020, and it was about the same in 2019.

Financial Services

The effective tax rate has been on a downward trend since 2015, when it was 2.2 percent.

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How You Can Use Property Tax and Assessor Data for Franklin County, Ohio

ATTOM’s county tax assessor data, including assessor market values, are key resources for real estate portals that offer extensive data points to their users.

Financial Services

Home valuers need reliable source data for accurate home valuations. ATTOM’s tax assessor data can automate these processes making them faster and more efficient.

New Borrowers

Insurance companies rely on assessed and appraised market values for their policies, and mortgage providers need tax assessor data to underwrite loans.

New Borrowers

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ATTOM analyzes property tax data collected from county tax assessor offices nationwide at the state, metro, and county levels. The data includes estimated market values of single-family homes. The effective tax rate is the average annual property tax expressed as a percentage of the average estimated market value of homes in each geographic area.

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