All Property Taxes
Real, Public Utility and Tangible Personal Property
Assessed Value and Taxes Levied for Taxes Payable in Calendar
Year 1998, 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 1998. Taxes for
real and public utility personal property were levied in tax
year 1997, but payable in calendar year 1998. Special
assessments were also levied in tax year 1997 and payable in
calendar year 1997. In contrast, tangible personal property
taxes (excluding public utility personal property) were
levied and payable in the same year - in this case 1998.
Total statewide taxes levied on these three categories of
property were $9.7 billion on a total assessed value of
$173.5 billion. Special assessments totaled $170.5 million.
Total real property taxes were $7.2 billion, while public
utility personal property and tangible personal property
taxes totaled $985.9 million and $1.6 billion, respectively.
The total value of real property was $137.5 billion compared
to $14.3 billion and $21.7 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
total property value ($24.9 billion, of which real property
accounted for $20.8 billion). It also had the highest amount
of total taxes levied ($1.6 billion, of which real property
accounted for $1.3 billion).
Vinton County had the lowest value of real property ($83.9
million), and the lowest total property value ($122.8
million); Noble County had the lowest value of tangible
personal property ($12.2 million); and Wyandot County had the
lowest public utility personal property value ($19.5
The following counties produced the lowest taxes: Vinton
County had $3.6 million in real property taxes and $5.3
million in total taxes; Vinton 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 $29.6 million. Three
counties- Jackson, Meigs, and Vinton- recorded no special
Data for this table were taken from abstracts filed by county
auditors with the Ohio Department of Taxation.