All Property Taxes
Real, Public Utility and Tangible Personal Property
Taxes Assessed Value and Taxes Levied for Taxes Payable in
Calendar Year 1996, by County
Table PD-30 shows total assessed value of, and taxes levied
on, real, public utility, personal, and tangible personal
property for taxes payable in calendar year 1996. Taxes for
real and public utility personal property were levied in tax
year 1995, but payable in calendar year 1996. Special
assessments were also levied in tax year 1995 and payable in
calendar year 1996. In contrast, personal property taxes
(excluding public utility personal property) are levied and
payable in the same year - in this case 1996.
Total statewide taxes levied on these three categories of
property were $8.8 billion on a total assessed value of
$155.7 billion. Special assessments totalled $152.5 million.
Total real property taxes were $6.4 billion, while public
utility personal property and tangible personal property
taxes totalled $983.4 million and $1.4 billion, respectively.
The total value of real property was $121.1 billion compared
to $14.5 billion and $20.0 billion for public utility
personal and tangible personal property, respectively.
Real property taxes shown in the table are after application
of "tax reduction factors" and are prior to subtracting the
10 percent property tax rollback for all real property, the
2.5 percent rollback for residential real property, and the
homestead exemption deduction.
Among all Ohio counties, Cuyahoga County had the highest
property value ($22.9 billion, of which real property
accounted for $19.0 billion). It also had the highest amount
of taxes levied ($1.1 billion in real property taxes and $1.5
billion in total property taxes).
Vinton County had the lowest value of real property ($68.5
million), and the lowest total property value ($112.3
million); Noble County had the lowest value of tangible
personal property ($11.2 million); and Wyandot County had the
lowest public utility personal property value ($19.4
The following counties produced the lowest taxes: Vinton
County had $2.8 million in real property taxes and $4.8
million in total taxes; Noble County had $0.6 million in
tangible personal property taxes; and Wyandot County had $1.0
million in public utility personal property taxes.
Cuyahoga County led all Ohio counties in the amount of
special assessments levied, with $27.5 million. Three
counties- Adams, Pike, and Vinton- recorded no special
Data for this table were taken from abstracts filed by county
auditors with the Ohio Department of Taxation.