Taxable Value of Real Property by Class of Property
and County, Calendar Year 2001
All real property (except railroad property) in Ohio is
classified by county auditors into one of five categories
depending on the property's highest or best probable use, or
for certain agricultural property, its current use. These
categories are residential, agricultural, industrial,
commercial (includes public utility real property) and
In calendar year 2001, the total taxable value of all real
property in Ohio was approximately $173.7 billion. Of this
amount, $123.8 billion or 71.2% was classified as residential
property, $8.2 billion or 4.7% as agricultural property, $8.4
billion or 4.9% as industrial property, $33.2 billion or
19.1% as commercial property, and $0.1 billion or 0.1% was
classified as mineral property.
The highest percentage of property value by category is in
the following counties: residential, Delaware County (82.3%);
agricultural, Noble County (39.2%); industrial, Adams County
(19.5%); commercial, Franklin County (27.8%); and mineral,
Noble County (2.5%).
The lowest percentage of property value by category is in the
following counties: residential, Monroe County (46.7%);
agricultural, Cuyahoga County (0.0%); industrial, Gallia
County (1.2%); commercial, Vinton County (5.3%); and 34
counties reported having no mineral property value.
These figures are taken from real property abstracts filed by
county auditors with the Ohio Department of Taxation.