Tax Data Series

Real Property

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 mineral.

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.