Property Tax and Assessor Data for Queens County, New York
High Property Tax Rates in New York
New York is one of the top 10 states with the highest effective property tax rates at around 1.7 percent. Queens County has similar boundaries as the Queens borough. Queens is the largest borough of the New York City area and is next to the Brooklyn borough. Queens also shares water borders with Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Queens County has a population of 2.3 million.
New Jersey has the highest average property tax on single-family homes at just over $9,000. That’s over 10 times the average tax of around $850 in Alabama, the state with the lowest average levy. However, New York has the third-highest average property tax amount, after New Jersey and Connecticut at just over $6,500.
Property Tax and Assessor Data Highlights for Queens County, New York
ATTOM releases an annual property tax analysis for almost 87 million U.S. single-family homes. The latest report showed the average tax on single-family homes in the U.S. in 2020 was $3,719 — resulting in an effective tax rate of 1.1 percent.
In 2020, the average price of a single-family home in Queens County, New York, was around $770,000. In 2019, the estimated value of a single-family home was about the same.
Here are the highlights from ATTOM’s latest property tax and assessor data for Queens County, New York.
The average price of a single-family home in Queens County, New York, stayed much the same between 2020 and 2019.
Average tax amounts for a single-family home in Queens County for in 2020 were around $6,500, and the effective tax rate was around 0.8 percent.
In 2019, the average property tax was just under $5,800, and the effective tax rate was around 0.7 percent.
Property taxes have gone up by about 10 percent from 2019 to 2020.
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How You Can Use Property Tax and Assessor Data for Queens County, New York
ATTOM’s County Tax Assessor data is a key resource for real estate portals that offer extensive data points to their users.
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.
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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.