Tax Data Series

Manufactured Homes

Number of Homestead Exemptions Granted, Average Reduction in Taxable Value and Total Reduction in Taxes, by County, Tax Year 2001

Manufactured home homestead exemptions (i.e. property tax reductions) were granted to 13,917 manufactured home owners for the 2001 tax year (2001 collections). Qualified senior citizens or disabled persons also receive homestead tax reductions based on their total income, provided that income does not exceed $23,300.

County auditors provided the figures in the first two columns of this table. The data in the third column showing the reduction in real property taxes are the amounts reimbursed to each county for the manufactured home homestead exemption, including reimbursements for refunds issued by the county to taxpayers that filed "late" applications for the tax year 2001 homestead exemption. Administrative fees of $31,481 paid to the county auditors are excluded from Table HE-2.

One county had not been reimbursed (excluding late-filer reimbursement) as of this date: Pickaway. Based on the data available, taxes paid by manufactured home owners were reduced by $1.6 million. The average reduction amounted to $113, and the average reduction in value amounted to $1,670.

Cuyahoga County had the most people receiving this tax reduction, 752, and the largest total reduction in taxes, $150,591. Auglaize County had the fewest people receiving this tax reduction, 17, while Morgan County had the smallest reduction in taxes, $750.