Today, we’ll take a look at DuPage County property taxes…. Most property tax bills can be a bit confusing, but they don’t have to be. If you have ever wondered how the amount you owe was calculated, property tax payments due are based on the equalized value your of your property (land and house if applicable).
If you’ve looked at the equalized value of your property and didn’t understand where the tax assessor’s office came up with the value, I’ll explain with an example…
Property Tax Example
That’s all there is to it… Below is table of all the cities in DuPage County and their property tax rates from 2009. The cities are ranked from highest rate to lowest rate. I find it kind of amusing that the lowest property tax paying city in DuPage is Oak Brook (where in 2009, the median home value was $969,150), and the highest property tax paying city in DuPage is Glendale Heights (where in 2009, the median home value was $216,748).
|Rank||City||Property Tax Rate %|
|13||Elk Grove Village||6.0418|
|30||Oak Brook Terrace||4.2023|
Visit the DuPage County assessor’s site for more detailed information about your property taxes.