Real Estate Values and Property Tax Valuation in Covington, Georgia

There are 31,614 properties in the city of Covington, Georgia which are cumulatively valued at $5.7B. This accounts for 79.60% of all real estate value in Newton County. A total of $64.6M was collected in property taxes in Covington across these properties, with the average homeowner paying $2,047 in property taxes compared to a county average of $2,102. The average property tax rate in Covington is 1.14% while the county average is 1.13%. Property taxes are based on the assessed value of the property, which is typically lower than the market value.

The property tax timeline in Georgia begins on January 1st, when the property values are assessed. Property value notices are then issued between April and July, and property owners have 30 to 45 days after the notices are mailed to file an appeal. Finally, property tax bills are issued on September 1st.

Important Dates
Property Valuation Date:January 1st
Property Value Notices Issued:April - July
Property Tax Appeal Deadline:30 to 45 days after notices mailed
Property Tax Bills Issued:September 1st
Real Property Tax Bill Due (1st of #):May - December, Varies by jurisdiction, Fulton County - October 15th
Available Exemptions
SeniorAvailable
DisabledAvailable
HomesteadAvailable
VeteranAvailable
Solar/WindNot Available
CharitableAvailable

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Real Estate Statistics in Covington, Georgia

Total Real Estate Value
$5.7B
Total Real Property Taxes
$64.6M
Average Property Tax Rate
1.14%
# of Real Properties
31,614

Residential Property Tax by ZIP code in Covington, Georgia

Covington, Georgia has an average property tax rate of 1.14%, which is slightly higher than the average property tax rate for Newton County, which is 1.13%. This means that homeowners in Covington can expect to pay slightly more in property taxes than homeowners in other parts of the county.

Property tax rates in Covington vary by ZIP code, with the highest effective property tax rate being 1.18% in the 30014 ZIP code and the lowest effective property tax rate being 1.12% in the 30016 ZIP code. This variation in rates is due to differences in home values by ZIP code. Homeowners in the 30014 ZIP code can expect to pay slightly more in property taxes than homeowners in the 30016 ZIP code. In 2023, the total property taxes collected in Covington are estimated to be $2,047.

Tax Assessment Value

The following table shows the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentile of property assessment value in each ZIP code in Covington, Georgia. The tax assessment value may differ from the potential sale value, and is used to calculate the property tax for each piece of real estate.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
30014$55,700$99,800$160,100$236,300$317,800
30016$106,000$140,800$169,800$206,800$254,300

Property Tax Bill

This table shows the percentiles of actual property tax paid on residential properties for each ZIP code in Covington, Georgia.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
30014$483$1,084$1,874$2,803$3,907
30016$877$1,517$1,956$2,417$2,954

Effective Property Tax Rate

The effective property tax rate is calculated by dividing the property tax bill by the assessed value. For the percentiles below, the calculation is performed using the percentiles for property tax bill and assessed value above. Therefore, each consecutive percentile doesn't necessarily show a larger value.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
30014 0.87% 1.09% 1.17% 1.19% 1.23%
30016 0.83% 1.08% 1.15% 1.17% 1.16%

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Real Estate Values in Covington, Georgia

Median Sale Price
$285.0K
Total Inventory
140
% Change in Median Sale Price
-5.00%
12-month Change

Average Home Value in Covington, Georgia

Last updated: August 2023

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Housing Expenses in Covington, Georgia

Housing expenses are a major part of the average household budget in the state. In fact, housing expenses account for nearly one-third of total expenses for the average household. As inflation continues, housing expenses continue to rise, eating up an ever-increasing portion of the household budget. Property taxes are the second largest component of housing expenses for the average property owner in the state, making up a significant portion of the total housing expenses. As housing expenses continue to rise, it is important for households to budget carefully and plan for the future to ensure they can afford their housing expenses.

Monthly Consumer Expenses for South region

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Frequently asked questions

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Our success rate varies across geographies; however, in any given year, we typically win more than 70% of our cases, saving clients an average of $1,457 on their property taxes.
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The average property tax rate in Covington is 1.14%.
The following exemptions and discounts are available in Covington: Charitable, Disabled, Homestead and Senior