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Posted by Stanton Homes Design on Thu, Dec 15, 2011 @ 08:12 AM

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Wake County Property Taxes 2011

Property Tax Rates for Wake County, NC New Homes

 Wake County North Carolina

Moving to a town or city within Wake County? You will want to know what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.

Wake County is located a short distance from Harnett CountyChatham County, Orange County, and Durham County

Wake County encompasses all or portions of AngierApex, Cary, ClaytonFuquay Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville, Raleigh, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell, and Zebulon.   For some cities, such as Clayton, the actual town may be in another county, but there are still Clayton addresses in Wake County that are addressed by the tax tables below. 


How Much are 2011 Property Taxes in Wake County?

Here are the 2011-2012 property tax rates, by town within Wake County

To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the town tax.  For example, Cary has a town rate of 0.33, and the Wake County rate is 0.534. 

Add the two together - the total tax rate for Cary, NC is 0.864.

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How Do I Figure Out What These Wake County NC 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 rate on the right side of the table.
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 2011. 

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This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities and towns in Wake County, such as Apex, Cary, Raleigh, Wake Forest, and Zebulon.

There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Wake County property tax page for most recent 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. 


Want to Compare Property Tax Rates?

Compare property tax rates in Wake County to other counties in the area.

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