Understanding Georgia Property Taxes

Overview of Georgia Taxes

Georgia collects a total of $73,079,167,000 in revenue every year. Of that, $12,143,152,000 comes from property taxes, or 16.6% of total revenue. As a result, Georgia has the 27th highest property tax rate in the country, which is 7.9% less than the national average of 1.06%. Generally speaking, states where property taxes make up a higher percentage of total state revenue have higher property tax rates, and states where property taxes make up a smaller percentage of state revenue have lower property tax rates.

How does this translate to what homeowners actually pay? The average home value across Georgia is $189,862, meaning the average Georgia homeowner pays 0.98% of their home value every year in property taxes, or $9.80 for every $1,000 in home value.

Property Tax Calendar

Georgia's property tax system is governed by state statute, which means that despite significant variation in what homeowners in different parts of Georgia, there are important constants. Georgia's assessment date, which is both the point in time when the owner of a property is liable for property tax and the point in time at the property's value is determined, is January 1. Georgia property tax appeals, which allow homeowners to contest the assessment, starts 45 days after notice date. The date which property tax bills become due on is Varies.

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Property Tax Information for Georgia Counties

The table below will help provide more information about how property taxes work in each county in Georgia.

County Average Home Value Average Tax Bill Bill per $1,000
Appling County $98,924 $632 $6.40
Atkinson County $125,928 $780 $6.20
Bacon County $97,870 $982 $10.00
Baker County $105,461 $779 $7.40
Baldwin County $138,305 $1,157 $8.40
Banks County $153,711 $1,165 $7.60
Barrow County $147,661 $1,357 $9.20
Bartow County $151,465 $1,177 $7.80
Ben Hill County $94,215 $898 $9.50
Berrien County $97,475 $1,022 $10.50
Bibb County $150,645 $1,736 $11.50
Bleckley County $119,597 $1,188 $9.90
Brantley County $93,298 $1,009 $10.80
Brooks County $121,090 $1,146 $9.50
Bryan County $202,037 $1,750 $8.70
Bulloch County $150,785 $1,236 $8.20
Burke County $114,522 $915 $8.00
Butts County $152,036 $1,706 $11.20
Calhoun County $65,928 $756 $11.50
Camden County $174,211 $1,694 $9.70
Candler County $160,376 $1,258 $7.80
Carroll County $143,720 $1,152 $8.00
Catoosa County $145,916 $1,117 $7.70
Charlton County $102,431 $1,144 $11.20
Chatham County $231,559 $2,114 $9.10
Chattahoochee County $163,589 $820 $5.00
Chattooga County $90,166 $674 $7.50
Cherokee County $221,091 $1,945 $8.80
Clarke County $179,491 $1,907 $10.60
Clay County $100,260 $953 $9.50
Clayton County $100,805 $1,167 $11.60
Clinch County $89,762 $920 $10.20
Cobb County $234,397 $2,038 $8.70
Coffee County $112,277 $923 $8.20
Colquitt County $114,122 $956 $8.40
Columbia County $199,116 $1,888 $9.50
Cook County $108,116 $891 $8.20
Coweta County $217,113 $1,804 $8.30
Crawford County $103,120 $1,090 $10.60
Crisp County $137,208 $1,270 $9.30
Dade County $163,505 $838 $5.10
Dawson County $247,566 $2,020 $8.20
Decatur County $123,032 $1,002 $8.10
DeKalb County $219,860 $2,570 $11.70
Dodge County $89,971 $770 $8.60
Dooly County $84,573 $860 $10.20
Dougherty County $130,223 $1,572 $12.10
Douglas County $151,586 $1,592 $10.50
Early County $121,303 $1,086 $9.00
Echols County $94,211 $881 $9.30
Effingham County $169,107 $1,799 $10.60
Elbert County $104,825 $884 $8.40
Emanuel County $88,939 $868 $9.80
Evans County $117,017 $1,091 $9.30
Fannin County $193,575 $880 $4.50
Fayette County $254,587 $2,747 $10.80
Floyd County $144,396 $1,427 $9.90
Forsyth County $291,151 $2,343 $8.00
Franklin County $146,358 $1,122 $7.70
Fulton County $325,796 $3,636 $11.20
Gilmer County $169,788 $1,048 $6.20
Glascock County $79,479 $849 $10.70
Glynn County $242,934 $1,584 $6.50
Gordon County $148,190 $1,186 $8.00
Grady County $146,178 $1,094 $7.50
Greene County $380,059 $2,337 $6.20
Gwinnett County $198,216 $2,396 $12.10
Habersham County $159,258 $1,177 $7.40
Hall County $211,754 $1,824 $8.60
Hancock County $98,751 $1,105 $11.20
Haralson County $130,192 $1,305 $10.00
Harris County $222,417 $1,930 $8.70
Hart County $173,118 $1,171 $6.80
Heard County $132,200 $827 $6.30
Henry County $160,907 $1,842 $11.40
Houston County $147,674 $1,485 $10.10
Irwin County $94,349 $961 $10.20
Jackson County $177,154 $1,850 $10.40
Jasper County $147,123 $1,565 $10.60
Jeff Davis County $96,718 $735 $7.60
Jefferson County $87,176 $988 $11.30
Jenkins County $82,197 $892 $10.80
Johnson County $94,716 $953 $10.10
Jones County $157,229 $1,554 $9.90
Lamar County $140,403 $1,357 $9.70
Lanier County $116,583 $1,161 $10.00
Laurens County $125,653 $889 $7.10
Lee County $170,076 $1,715 $10.10
Liberty County $140,538 $1,700 $12.10
Lincoln County $129,758 $1,274 $9.80
Long County $112,720 $1,322 $11.70
Lowndes County $158,906 $1,376 $8.70
Lumpkin County $195,180 $1,419 $7.30
McDuffie County $137,694 $1,181 $8.60
McIntosh County $177,763 $1,425 $8.00
Macon County $88,550 $868 $9.80
Madison County $141,374 $1,310 $9.30
Marion County $129,085 $942 $7.30
Meriwether County $117,558 $1,040 $8.80
Miller County $104,319 $1,184 $11.30
Mitchell County $106,854 $1,213 $11.30
Monroe County $168,562 $1,277 $7.60
Montgomery County $93,796 $797 $8.50
Morgan County $214,804 $1,648 $7.70
Murray County $103,509 $744 $7.20
Muscogee County $166,716 $1,499 $9.00
Newton County $141,491 $1,508 $10.70
Oconee County $276,586 $2,293 $8.30
Oglethorpe County $193,622 $1,275 $6.60
Paulding County $148,935 $1,500 $10.10
Peach County $135,646 $1,576 $11.60
Pickens County $210,548 $1,709 $8.10
Pierce County $111,544 $1,045 $9.40
Pike County $182,626 $1,707 $9.30
Polk County $126,917 $1,198 $9.40
Pulaski County $107,292 $1,050 $9.80
Putnam County $258,416 $1,319 $5.10
Quitman County $118,860 $793 $6.70
Rabun County $272,661 $1,478 $5.40
Randolph County $105,607 $972 $9.20
Richmond County $134,596 $1,304 $9.70
Rockdale County $154,469 $1,435 $9.30
Schley County $104,194 $1,179 $11.30
Screven County $119,147 $1,101 $9.20
Seminole County $105,767 $1,010 $9.50
Spalding County $138,374 $1,678 $12.10
Stephens County $129,889 $1,268 $9.80
Stewart County $74,160 $620 $8.40
Sumter County $114,580 $1,431 $12.50
Talbot County $106,950 $942 $8.80
Taliaferro County $92,255 $1,007 $10.90
Tattnall County $102,685 $1,039 $10.10
Taylor County $91,597 $776 $8.50
Telfair County $82,601 $745 $9.00
Terrell County $130,254 $1,136 $8.70
Thomas County $152,792 $1,398 $9.20
Tift County $137,111 $1,307 $9.50
Toombs County $106,811 $882 $8.30
Towns County $227,030 $929 $4.10
Treutlen County $113,265 $939 $8.30
Troup County $153,568 $1,445 $9.40
Turner County $101,757 $1,024 $10.10
Twiggs County $80,098 $803 $10.00
Union County $201,441 $1,294 $6.40
Upson County $103,087 $865 $8.40
Walker County $138,126 $1,033 $7.50
Walton County $174,100 $1,813 $10.40
Ware County $101,028 $982 $9.70
Warren County $99,048 $818 $8.30
Washington County $114,733 $962 $8.40
Wayne County $109,293 $985 $9.00
Webster County $74,193 $593 $8.00
Wheeler County $76,052 $699 $9.20
White County $181,741 $1,553 $8.50
Whitfield County $143,573 $1,029 $7.20
Wilcox County $91,813 $732 $8.00
Wilkes County $119,130 $1,110 $9.30
Wilkinson County $95,864 $788 $8.20
Worth County $93,393 $859 $9.20

Want to learn more about Georgia property taxes? Check out out our county-specific property tax pages linked below:

Appling County Atkinson County Bacon County
Baker County Baldwin County Banks County
Barrow County Bartow County Ben Hill County
Berrien County Bibb County Bleckley County
Brantley County Brooks County Bryan County
Bulloch County Burke County Butts County
Calhoun County Camden County Candler County
Carroll County Catoosa County Charlton County
Chatham County Chattahoochee County Chattooga County
Cherokee County Clarke County Clay County
Clayton County Clinch County Cobb County
Coffee County Colquitt County Columbia County
Cook County Coweta County Crawford County
Crisp County Dade County Dawson County
Decatur County DeKalb County Dodge County
Dooly County Dougherty County Douglas County
Early County Echols County Effingham County
Elbert County Emanuel County Evans County
Fannin County Fayette County Floyd County
Forsyth County Franklin County Fulton County
Gilmer County Glascock County Glynn County
Gordon County Grady County Greene County
Gwinnett County Habersham County Hall County
Hancock County Haralson County Harris County
Hart County Heard County Henry County
Houston County Irwin County Jackson County
Jasper County Jeff Davis County Jefferson County
Jenkins County Johnson County Jones County
Lamar County Lanier County Laurens County
Lee County Liberty County Lincoln County
Long County Lowndes County Lumpkin County
McDuffie County McIntosh County Macon County
Madison County Marion County Meriwether County
Miller County Mitchell County Monroe County
Montgomery County Morgan County Murray County
Muscogee County Newton County Oconee County
Oglethorpe County Paulding County Peach County
Pickens County Pierce County Pike County
Polk County Pulaski County Putnam County
Quitman County Rabun County Randolph County
Richmond County Rockdale County Schley County
Screven County Seminole County Spalding County
Stephens County Stewart County Sumter County
Talbot County Taliaferro County Tattnall County
Taylor County Telfair County Terrell County
Thomas County Tift County Toombs County
Towns County Treutlen County Troup County
Turner County Twiggs County Union County
Upson County Walker County Walton County
Ware County Warren County Washington County
Wayne County Webster County Wheeler County
White County Whitfield County Wilcox County
Wilkes County Wilkinson County Worth County

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