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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.Property owners may contact the Assessment Office for questions about:
Find Polk County Home Values, Property Tax Payments (Annual), Property Tax Collections (Total), and Housing Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.
|Median Home Value||$165,500||$137,200|
|Median Rental Cost (per month)||$858||$740|
|Median Property Taxes||$3,212||$2,099|
|Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)||$3,316||$2,275|
|Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)||$2,934||$1,844|
|Property Taxes (Mortgage)||$310,881,400||$1,426,778,300|
|Property Taxes (No Mortgage)||$110,697,200||$754,240,000|
|Total Housing Units||193,987||1,376,133|
|Occupied Housing Units||181,316 (93.5%)||1,251,587 (90.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12,671 (6.5%)||124,546 (9.1%)|
|Owner Occupied Housing Units||121,656 (67.1%)||889,285 (71.1%)|
|Renter Occupied Housing Units||59,660 (32.9%)||362,302 (28.9%)|
|Housing Units (Mortgage)||71.5%||60.9%|
|Housing Units (No Mortgage)||28.5%||39.1%|