Real Estate Values and Property Tax Valuation in Lancaster, Texas

The city of Lancaster, Texas has 13,051 properties with a cumulative value of $2.3B, representing 1.23% of all real estate value in Dallas County. Property taxes in Lancaster totaled $51.8M, with the average homeowner paying $3,983 in taxes compared to the county average of $5,806. The average property tax rate in Lancaster is 2.25%, higher than the county average of 1.96%. Property taxes are based on the assessed value of the property, which is determined by the local taxing authority.

The property tax timeline in Texas begins on January 1st, when the property valuation date is set. Property value notices are issued between April and May, and the property tax appeal deadline is May 15th or 30 days after the notices are issued. The real property tax bill is due on January 31st for the preceding year's gross tax bills.

Important Dates
Real Property Tax Bill Due (1st of #):January 31st, Gross tax bills for preceding year
Property Valuation Date:January 1st
Property Value Notices Issued:April - May
Property Tax Appeal Deadline:May 15th or 30 days after notices are issued
Property Tax Bills Issued:October 1st
Available Exemptions
Early Payment Discount
SeniorAvailable
DisabledAvailable
HomesteadAvailable
VeteranAvailable
Solar/WindAvailable
CharitableAvailable

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Real Estate Statistics in Lancaster, Texas

Total Real Estate Value
$2.3B
Total Real Property Taxes
$51.8M
Average Property Tax Rate
2.25%
# of Real Properties
13,051

Residential Property Tax by ZIP code in Lancaster, Texas

Property taxes in Lancaster, Texas are slightly higher than the average property tax rate in Dallas County. The average property tax rate in Lancaster is 2.25%, while the average property tax rate in Dallas County is 1.96%. This means that in 2023, Lancaster is expected to collect $3,983 in property taxes.

Property tax rates in Lancaster vary across ZIP codes. The ZIP code with the highest effective property tax rate is 75146, with a rate of 2.26%. The ZIP code with the lowest effective property tax rate is 75134, with a rate of 2.24%. This variation in property tax rates is due to differences in home values across ZIP codes. Generally, ZIP codes with higher home values have higher effective property tax rates.

Tax Assessment Value

The following table shows the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentile of property assessment value in each ZIP code in Lancaster, Texas. 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
75134$96,224$137,220$178,800$206,760$232,800
75146$86,607$150,672$186,555$216,880$247,250

Property Tax Bill

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

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
75134$1,274$2,530$4,092$5,170$6,036
75146$1,207$2,575$4,316$5,633$6,476

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
75134 1.32% 1.84% 2.29% 2.50% 2.59%
75146 1.39% 1.71% 2.31% 2.60% 2.62%

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Real Estate Values in Lancaster, Texas

Median Sale Price
$304.0K
Total Inventory
65
% Change in Median Sale Price
7.36%
12-month Change

Average Home Value in Lancaster, Texas

Last updated: November 2023

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Housing Expenses in Lancaster, Texas

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

We currently operate in Texas, California, Washington, Georgia, Florida and Illinois.
We use a private national data provider that cross-references with county recorder's offices to verify ownership. If in the event our system is unable to verify the property, our team will take further steps to investigate ownership and reach out to the customer for confirmation.
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.
Yes, in the market areas we serve, we have a dedicated Property Tax Consultant that is physically present in the market they are servicing. The specialist assigned to your property has the necessary geographical competence to provide exemplary service!
The average property tax rate in Lancaster is 2.25%.
The following exemptions and discounts are available in Lancaster: Charitable, Disabled, Homestead and Senior