Understanding Nebraska Property Taxes

Overview of Nebraska Taxes

Nebraska collects a total of $17,690,797,000 in revenue every year. Of that, $3,710,798,000 comes from property taxes, or 21.0% of total revenue. As a result, Nebraska has the 6th highest property tax rate in the country, which is 64.1% 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 Nebraska is $154,625, meaning the average Nebraska homeowner pays 1.75% of their home value every year in property taxes, or $17.46 for every $1,000 in home value.

Property Tax Calendar

Nebraska's property tax system is governed by state statute, which means that despite significant variation in what homeowners in different parts of Nebraska, there are important constants. Nebraska'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. Nebraska property tax appeals, which allow homeowners to contest the assessment, starts in June . The date which property tax bills become due on is Varies.

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Property Tax Information for Nebraska Counties

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

County Average Home Value Average Tax Bill Bill per $1,000
Adams County $131,989 $2,087 $15.80
Antelope County $108,423 $1,502 $13.90
Arthur County $149,882 $1,581 $10.50
Banner County $112,469 $1,732 $15.40
Blaine County $204,196 $1,764 $8.60
Boone County $136,758 $1,632 $11.90
Box Butte County $103,737 $1,602 $15.40
Boyd County $95,094 $1,208 $12.70
Brown County $110,962 $1,653 $14.90
Buffalo County $162,838 $2,354 $14.50
Burt County $98,455 $1,592 $16.20
Butler County $123,354 $1,834 $14.90
Cass County $183,066 $3,151 $17.20
Cedar County $136,293 $1,735 $12.70
Chase County $110,384 $1,662 $15.10
Cherry County $142,334 $1,844 $13.00
Cheyenne County $123,698 $2,257 $18.20
Clay County $95,239 $1,711 $18.00
Colfax County $109,286 $1,812 $16.60
Cuming County $123,362 $1,713 $13.90
Custer County $140,998 $1,771 $12.60
Dakota County $123,271 $2,101 $17.00
Dawes County $133,382 $1,988 $14.90
Dawson County $106,145 $1,927 $18.20
Deuel County $84,243 $1,446 $17.20
Dixon County $102,933 $1,747 $17.00
Dodge County $125,943 $2,110 $16.80
Douglas County $173,398 $3,411 $19.70
Dundy County $128,744 $1,512 $11.70
Fillmore County $125,946 $1,553 $12.30
Franklin County $91,545 $1,205 $13.20
Frontier County $97,604 $1,503 $15.40
Furnas County $86,487 $1,339 $15.50
Gage County $139,711 $2,203 $15.80
Garden County $113,607 $1,404 $12.40
Garfield County $101,126 $1,667 $16.50
Gosper County $121,749 $1,888 $15.50
Grant County $64,476 $874 $13.60
Greeley County $130,922 $1,611 $12.30
Hall County $135,494 $2,348 $17.30
Hamilton County $145,232 $2,112 $14.50
Harlan County $99,729 $1,639 $16.40
Hayes County $136,151 $1,991 $14.60
Hitchcock County $81,182 $1,111 $13.70
Holt County $128,402 $1,870 $14.60
Hooker County $88,402 $1,147 $13.00
Howard County $134,693 $2,012 $14.90
Jefferson County $99,425 $1,546 $15.60
Johnson County $103,464 $1,715 $16.60
Kearney County $112,620 $1,934 $17.20
Keith County $121,469 $1,823 $15.00
Keya Paha County $164,340 $1,987 $12.10
Kimball County $97,199 $1,767 $18.20
Knox County $136,433 $1,601 $11.70
Lancaster County $177,112 $3,086 $17.40
Lincoln County $130,557 $2,242 $17.20
Logan County $124,998 $1,437 $11.50
Loup County $112,503 $1,181 $10.50
McPherson County $151,233 $1,462 $9.70
Madison County $145,938 $2,153 $14.80
Merrick County $107,976 $1,647 $15.30
Morrill County $101,642 $1,438 $14.10
Nance County $95,947 $1,544 $16.10
Nemaha County $116,076 $1,739 $15.00
Nuckolls County $129,605 $1,266 $9.80
Otoe County $154,438 $2,345 $15.20
Pawnee County $104,083 $1,394 $13.40
Perkins County $113,100 $1,501 $13.30
Phelps County $128,719 $1,888 $14.70
Pierce County $124,701 $1,932 $15.50
Platte County $146,618 $2,194 $15.00
Polk County $140,116 $1,868 $13.30
Red Willow County $94,234 $1,430 $15.20
Richardson County $108,954 $1,326 $12.20
Rock County $86,208 $1,247 $14.50
Saline County $121,435 $2,046 $16.80
Sarpy County $182,896 $3,719 $20.30
Saunders County $189,503 $2,877 $15.20
Scotts Bluff County $134,029 $2,083 $15.50
Seward County $158,228 $2,508 $15.90
Sheridan County $95,009 $1,453 $15.30
Sherman County $123,112 $1,513 $12.30
Sioux County $187,664 $1,643 $8.80
Stanton County $177,604 $2,103 $11.80
Thayer County $103,104 $1,463 $14.20
Thomas County $196,279 $1,786 $9.10
Thurston County $96,248 $1,352 $14.00
Valley County $107,356 $1,770 $16.50
Washington County $201,423 $3,230 $16.00
Wayne County $168,906 $2,303 $13.60
Webster County $97,860 $1,489 $15.20
Wheeler County $162,269 $1,696 $10.40
York County $140,414 $1,964 $14.00

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

Adams County Antelope County Arthur County
Banner County Blaine County Boone County
Box Butte County Boyd County Brown County
Buffalo County Burt County Butler County
Cass County Cedar County Chase County
Cherry County Cheyenne County Clay County
Colfax County Cuming County Custer County
Dakota County Dawes County Dawson County
Deuel County Dixon County Dodge County
Douglas County Dundy County Fillmore County
Franklin County Frontier County Furnas County
Gage County Garden County Garfield County
Gosper County Grant County Greeley County
Hall County Hamilton County Harlan County
Hayes County Hitchcock County Holt County
Hooker County Howard County Jefferson County
Johnson County Kearney County Keith County
Keya Paha County Kimball County Knox County
Lancaster County Lincoln County Logan County
Loup County McPherson County Madison County
Merrick County Morrill County Nance County
Nemaha County Nuckolls County Otoe County
Pawnee County Perkins County Phelps County
Pierce County Platte County Polk County
Red Willow County Richardson County Rock County
Saline County Sarpy County Saunders County
Scotts Bluff County Seward County Sheridan County
Sherman County Sioux County Stanton County
Thayer County Thomas County Thurston County
Valley County Washington County Wayne County
Webster County Wheeler County York County

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