2011 Cumberland County Property Tax Guide
How Much do Property Taxes Cost in Cumberland County, NC?
Whether you're considering relocating from the other side of the country or the other side of the Triangle, you've probably wondered what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.
Cumberland County is located below Harnett County, about an hour south of Raleigh.
Towns within Cumberland County are particularly popular with families looking to stay near Fort Bragg and Fayetteville, or to have affordable country living just a short hop from big city life in the Triangle.
Cumberland County encompasses Falcon, Fayetteville, Eastover, Godwin, Manchester, Spring Lake, and Wade.
How Much are 2011 Property Taxes in Cumberland County, NC?
Here are the 2011 rates, by town within Cumberland County. To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the town tax. For example, Hope Mills has a town rate of 0.42, and the Cumberland County rate is 0.74. Add the two together - the total tax rate for Hope Mills, NC is 1.160.
How Do I Figure Out What These Cumberland County NC Property Tax Numbers Mean?
It's not as confusing as it looks. The tax rates are based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price.
• Divide the assessed value by 100.
• Multiply the result by the combined rate on the right side of the table.
• The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 2010.
This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities in Cumberland County, such as Falcon, Fayetteville, Eastover, Godwin, Manchester, Spring Lake, and Wade.
There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Cumberland County Property Tax Page for most recent information.
Where Should I Live to Get the Lowest Property Tax Rate?
Your tax bill can be lower if your home or property is not actually within a municipality, or town. If this is the case, you'll pay just the County rate, plus most likely a fire district tax and/or the special district tax.
Check the Address of Your New Cumberland County Home
If there's a particular home that you're considering, you can go directly to the Cumberland County Tax Records Site, type in the address, and see the assessed value of the property. If there is a discrepancy, don't be afraid to ask your real estate agent to pull comps for you!
Want to Compare Property Tax Rates?
Compare property tax rates in Cumberland County to other counties in the area here:
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