Massachusetts Property Taxes

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

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Property Taxes vary across Massachusetts based on County. The average Property Tax Rate in Massachusetts is 1.15%.

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 Massachusetts compare?

The highest Property Tax Rate, in Massachusetts is 1.62% in Hampden County. The lowest Property Tax Rate, is 0.28% in Nantucket County.

Massachusetts (1.15%) has a 12.7% higher Property Tax Rate, than the average of the US (1.02%).

Massachusetts is rank 18th out of 52 States and territories. The Property Tax Rates are higher than 34 other States and territories. Massachusetts is the 18th most expensive State or territory in terms of Property Tax Rates.

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

Average Property Taxes for Massachusetts

Property Tax Rate
Property Value
Property Tax
Counties in Massachusetts (14)
County Rank Property Tax Rate Property Value Property Tax
Hampden County 1st 1.62% $258,100 $4,174
Franklin County 2nd 1.57% $284,100 $4,467
Hampshire County 3rd 1.45% $344,200 $4,991
Berkshire County 4th 1.40% $266,400 $3,726
Worcester County 5th 1.36% $363,200 $4,922
Plymouth County 6th 1.30% $475,500 $6,158
Bristol County 7th 1.17% $385,000 $4,518
Essex County 8th 1.14% $535,300 $6,099
Norfolk County 9th 1.12% $612,100 $6,840
Middlesex County 10th 1.08% $654,300 $7,037
Barnstable County 11th 0.76% $519,100 $3,929
Suffolk County 12th 0.67% $650,900 $4,341
Dukes County 13th 0.50% $998,100 $4,970
Nantucket County 14th 0.28% $1,265,600 $3,553

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