Delaware Property Taxes

Property Taxes

Property Tax Rates in Delaware by county. Click on the map below to view rates for a particular county.

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Property Taxes vary across Delaware based on County. The average Property Tax Rate in Delaware is 0.55%.

The highest state average Property Tax Rate in the United States is 2.33% in New Jersey. The lowest state average Property Tax Rate in the United States is 0.27% in Hawaii.

View the Property Taxes Overview for detailed information about Property Taxes. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed Property Tax information. You can also learn how property taxes are calculated and about their history.

How does Delaware compare?

The highest Property Tax Rate, in Delaware is 0.76% in New Castle County. The lowest Property Tax Rate, is 0.35% in Sussex County.

Delaware (0.55%) has a 46.1% lower Property Tax Rate, than the average of the US (1.02%).

Delaware is rank 43rd out of 52 States and territories. The Property Tax Rates are lower than 42 other States and territories. Delaware is the 10th cheapest State or territory in terms of Property Tax Rates.

Learn how property taxes affect the cost of homes and rents in an Delaware.

Average Property Taxes for Delaware

Property Tax Rate
Property Value
Property Tax
Counties in Delaware (3)
County Rank Property Tax Rate Property Value Property Tax
New Castle County 1st 0.76% $312,000 $2,369
Kent County 2nd 0.47% $272,300 $1,291
Sussex County 3rd 0.35% $324,400 $1,122

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