2017 Tax-Rates.org Illinois Property Taxes Article


The median property tax in Lake County, Illinois is $6,285 per year for a home worth the median value of $287,300. Lake County collects, on average, 2.19% of a property’s assessed fair market value as property tax.

Lake County has one of the highest median property taxes in the United States, and is ranked 15th of the 3143 counties in order of median property taxes.

The average yearly property tax paid by Lake County residents amounts to about 6.76% of their yearly income . Lake County is ranked 18th of the 3143 counties for property taxes as a percentage of median income.

You can use the Illinois property tax map to the left to compare Lake County’s property tax to other counties in Illinois. Lake County collects the highest property tax in Illinois, levying an average of $6,285.00 (2.19% of median home value) yearly in property taxes, while Hardin County has the lowest property tax in the state, collecting an average tax of $447.00 (0.71% of median home value) per year.

To compare Lake County with property tax rates in other states, see our map of property taxes by state.