Maine Property Taxes

Property Taxes

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

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Property Taxes vary across Maine based on County. The average Property Tax Rate in Maine is 1.17%.

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 Maine compare?

The highest Property Tax Rate, in Maine is 1.35% in Androscoggin County. The lowest Property Tax Rate, is 0.95% in Hancock County.

Maine (1.17%) has a 14.7% higher Property Tax Rate, than the average of the US (1.02%).

Maine is rank 16th out of 52 States and territories. The Property Tax Rates are higher than 36 other States and territories. Maine is the 16th most expensive State or territory in terms of Property Tax Rates.

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

Average Property Taxes for Maine

Property Tax Rate
Property Value
Property Tax
Counties in Maine (16)
County Rank Property Tax Rate Property Value Property Tax
Androscoggin County 1st 1.35% $211,800 $2,859
Penobscot County 2nd 1.32% $176,700 $2,340
Knox County 3rd 1.31% $260,800 $3,415
Aroostook County 4th 1.25% $125,400 $1,562
Kennebec County 5th 1.23% $198,300 $2,443
Somerset County 6th 1.22% $150,500 $1,836
Sagadahoc County 7th 1.20% $268,600 $3,219
Washington County 7th 1.20% $135,400 $1,619
Oxford County 9th 1.19% $176,800 $2,107
Waldo County 9th 1.19% $210,600 $2,499
Cumberland County 11th 1.17% $372,900 $4,372
Franklin County 12th 1.14% $170,600 $1,948
York County 13th 1.10% $323,500 $3,574
Piscataquis County 14th 1.04% $137,800 $1,429
Lincoln County 15th 1.01% $276,400 $2,789
Hancock County 16th 0.95% $250,900 $2,382

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