Property Tax and Assessor Data for Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Tax Rate for Homeowners
Philadelphia County is part of the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Combined Statistical Area, also known as the Delaware Valley. It has a population of approximately 1.6 million. The state of Pennsylvania has one of the highest effective property tax rates at around 1.6 percent.
ATTOM releases an annual property tax analysis for almost 87 million U.S. single-family homes. The latest report shows that average property tax hikes have occurred for homeowners across the United States to cover the costs of local governments and public schools. However, in Philadelphia County, this has not been the case. The change in the effective property tax rate between 2019 and 2020 was zero percent.
Property Tax and Assessor Data Highlights for Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
The average price of a single-family home in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, in 2020 was just over $288,000. In 2019, the estimated value of a single-family home in Philadelphia County was around $266,000.
Here are the highlights from the latest ATTOM property tax and assessor data for Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
The average price of a single-family home in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, rose slightly between 2020 and 2019.
Average tax amounts for a single-family home in Philadelphia County for 2020 were just over $3,000, and the effective tax rate was just over 1 percent.
In 2019, the average property tax was just over $3,000 also, and the effective tax rate was around 1.2 percent. There was minimal change in the average property taxes or the effective tax rate.
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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 include 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.