Polk County Assessor's Office

Popularity:#12 of 102 Assessor Offices in Iowa#745 in Assessor Offices

Polk County Assessor's Office Contact Information

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Polk County Assessor's Office
111 Court Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309

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About the Polk County Assessor's Office

The Polk County Assessor's Office, located in Des Moines, Iowa, determines the value of all taxable property in Polk County, IA. Taxable property includes land and commercial properties, often referred to as real property or real estate, and fixed assets owned by businesses, often referred to as personal property. Property assessments performed by the Assessor are used to determine the Polk County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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  • Polk County, IA property tax assessments
  • Property tax appeals and reassessments
  • Paying property tax bills and due dates
  • Property tax rates and tax roll
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Polk County Home & Property Tax Statistics

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Polk County Home Values
 Polk CountyIowa
Median Home Value$165,500$137,200
Median Rental Cost (per month)$858$740
Polk County Property Tax Payments (Annual)
 Polk CountyIowa
Median Property Taxes$3,212$2,099
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$3,316$2,275
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$2,934$1,844
Polk County Property Tax Collections (Total)
 Polk CountyIowa
Property Taxes$421,578,700$2,181,018,300
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$310,881,400$1,426,778,300
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$110,697,200$754,240,000
Polk County Housing Characteristics
 Polk CountyIowa
Total Housing Units193,9871,376,133
Occupied Housing Units181,316 (93.5%)1,251,587 (90.9%)
Vacant Housing Units12,671 (6.5%)124,546 (9.1%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units121,656 (67.1%)889,285 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units59,660 (32.9%)362,302 (28.9%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)71.5%60.9%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)28.5%39.1%