Understanding North Dakota Property Taxes

Overview of North Dakota Taxes

North Dakota collects a total of $9,144,827,000 in revenue every year. Of that, $1,249,130,000 comes from property taxes, or 13.7% of total revenue. As a result, North Dakota has the 18th highest property tax rate in the country, which is 10.2% more 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 North Dakota is $161,401, meaning the average North Dakota homeowner pays 1.17% of their home value every year in property taxes, or $11.73 for every $1,000 in home value.

Property Tax Calendar

North Dakota's property tax system is governed by state statute, which means that despite significant variation in what homeowners in different parts of North Dakota, there are important constants. North Dakota'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 February 1. North Dakota property tax appeals, which allow homeowners to contest the assessment, starts the second Monday in April. The date which property tax bills become due on is February 15.

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Property Tax Tool

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Property Tax Information for North Dakota Counties

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

County Average Home Value Average Tax Bill Bill per $1,000
Adams County $141,445 $1,388 $9.80
Barnes County $135,752 $1,440 $10.60
Benson County $88,912 $547 $6.20
Billings County $173,119 $1,078 $6.20
Bottineau County $133,339 $1,036 $7.80
Bowman County $198,277 $1,191 $6.00
Burke County $109,012 $693 $6.40
Burleigh County $200,801 $2,297 $11.40
Cass County $186,854 $2,908 $15.60
Cavalier County $110,973 $948 $8.50
Dickey County $101,719 $1,163 $11.40
Divide County $111,682 $893 $8.00
Dunn County $176,404 $861 $4.90
Eddy County $85,394 $1,043 $12.20
Emmons County $125,668 $964 $7.70
Foster County $122,304 $1,263 $10.30
Golden Valley County $134,559 $758 $5.60
Grand Forks County $165,281 $2,567 $15.50
Grant County $136,942 $965 $7.00
Griggs County $98,005 $1,029 $10.50
Hettinger County $102,850 $752 $7.30
Kidder County $140,777 $1,055 $7.50
LaMoure County $121,976 $971 $8.00
Logan County $91,740 $998 $10.90
McHenry County $118,975 $917 $7.70
McIntosh County $79,845 $878 $11.00
McKenzie County $216,554 $1,017 $4.70
McLean County $142,239 $1,054 $7.40
Mercer County $138,353 $1,301 $9.40
Morton County $170,128 $2,313 $13.60
Mountrail County $185,079 $998 $5.40
Nelson County $81,921 $688 $8.40
Oliver County $146,070 $1,070 $7.30
Pembina County $95,120 $1,048 $11.00
Pierce County $103,409 $1,232 $11.90
Ramsey County $116,785 $1,370 $11.70
Ransom County $124,022 $1,261 $10.20
Renville County $126,286 $848 $6.70
Richland County $126,722 $1,657 $13.10
Rolette County $105,592 $387 $3.70
Sargent County $96,143 $1,112 $11.60
Sheridan County $129,434 $1,037 $8.00
Sioux County $126,798 $362 $2.90
Slope County $202,767 $622 $3.10
Stark County $190,215 $1,885 $9.90
Steele County $104,207 $967 $9.30
Stutsman County $115,549 $1,746 $15.10
Towner County $76,611 $807 $10.50
Traill County $132,266 $1,420 $10.70
Walsh County $89,535 $1,005 $11.20
Ward County $184,792 $1,890 $10.20
Wells County $97,094 $839 $8.60
Williams County $199,869 $1,657 $8.30

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

Adams County Barnes County Benson County
Billings County Bottineau County Bowman County
Burke County Burleigh County Cass County
Cavalier County Dickey County Divide County
Dunn County Eddy County Emmons County
Foster County Golden Valley County Grand Forks County
Grant County Griggs County Hettinger County
Kidder County LaMoure County Logan County
McHenry County McIntosh County McKenzie County
McLean County Mercer County Morton County
Mountrail County Nelson County Oliver County
Pembina County Pierce County Ramsey County
Ransom County Renville County Richland County
Rolette County Sargent County Sheridan County
Sioux County Slope County Stark County
Steele County Stutsman County Towner County
Traill County Walsh County Ward County
Wells County Williams County

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