Property Tax and Assessor Data for Salt Lake County, Utah
Salt Lake County, Utah, Boasts One of the Lowest Tax Rates
While New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, and Vermont have the highest property tax rates ranging from 2.2 percent for New Jersey to 1.9 percent for Connecticut. Hawaii, Alabama, West Virginia, Colorado and Utah post the lowest property tax rates, ranging from 0.37 percent for Hawaii to 0.54 percent for Utah.
Salt Lake County, Utah, has a population of slightly over 1.1 million and is the most populous county in Utah. The county seat is Salt Lake City. Other cities in the county include West Valley City, West Jordan, Provo, and Oren.
Property Tax and Assessor Data Highlights for Salt Lake County, Utah
The average price of a single-family home in Salt Lake County rose from 2019 to 2020, and average property prices showed the same trend. However, the effective tax rate stayed much the same. Here are the highlights from ATTOM’s property tax and assessor report for Salt Lake County.
The average estimated value of a single-family home in 2020 was around just over $475,000, and the estimated value of a single-family home in 2019 was just over $424,000.
In 2019, average property taxes were around $2,400, and average taxes rose to just over $2,700 in 2020.
The effective tax rate was stable in both 2020 and in 2019, at around 0.58 percent.
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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.