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2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

Durham County Taxes 2017 | Property Tax for Durham County, NC New Homes

Moving to Durham County, North Carolina? You will want to know what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.

2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

What are 2017 Property Taxes in Durham County*?

Here are the 2017 property tax rates, by town within Durham County:

2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

Each county in North Carolina has a "county wide" property tax rate. Each city, town, fire, or other special district may have an additional property tax rate. To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the district or city tax - like the "Combined 2017 Rate" in the table above. For example:

  • Durham County has a tax rate of 0.7404
  • The total tax rate for the city of Durham inside Durham County is 1.3011

How Do I Figure Out What These Property Tax Numbers Mean?

It's not as confusing as it looks.  The tax rates are based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price. 

  • Divide the assessed value by 100
  • Multiply the result by the Combined 2017 Rate
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 1/1/2017

This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities and towns in Durham County, such as Chapel Hill, Durham, the City of Raleigh, Bahama, Eno, Rolesville, and New Hope.

2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Durham County Tax Rates 2017 website for the most up to date information.

Where Should I Live to Get the Lowest Property Tax Rate?

Your tax bill can be lower if your home or property is not actually within a municipality, or town.  If this is the case, you'll pay just the County rate, plus most likely a fire district tax and/or the special district tax. 

Compare property tax rates in Durham County to other counties in the area:

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Granville County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

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*Property tax rates generally update midyear.  The rates posted are current numbers as of 1/1/2017.  This post is for general information only based on public tax resources as of posting date.  Please research tax rates for your specific address before making decisions. 

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