Where does your property tax go?

Your city provides water, sewer, streets, police, fire, building inspections, parks, recreation and more. Services that touch nearly every part of life and business in Vancouver.

Find out about the taxes on your home or business at the Clark County website

The following data is for 2015.

A chart showing what property owners pay in property taxes based on a December 2015 average home value of $241,800. The average Vancouver household pays $56.41 per month in property taxes for City services. If you live in the Vancouver School District, you payed a total of $12.613 per $1,000 of assessed home value in 2015, which resulted in $1,238 going to the Vancouver School District, $87 going to the Port of Vancouver, $171 going to the Fort Vancouver Regional Library, $339 going to Clark County, $538 going to State public schools and $677 going to the City of Vancouver. If you live in the Evergreen Public School District, you paid $13.020 per $1,000 of assessed value in 2015, which resulted in $1,337 going to Evergreen Public Schools, $87 going to the Port of Vancouver, $171 going to the Fort Vancouver Regional Library, $339 going to Clark County, $538 going to State public schools and $677 going to the City of Vancouver.

 

 

 

 

A graphic showing what property owners get in return for the taxes they pay. For every dollar you pay in City property taxes, 25.1 cents goes to police, 24 cents goes to fire, 17.2 cents goes to public works, 7 cents goes to capital, 5.8 cents goes to parks and recreation, 6.4 cents goes to public safety support, 4.4. cents goes to debt service, 4.3 cents goes to community and economic development, 3.1 cents goes to general management, 1.6 cents goes to support services and 1.1 cents goes to outside agency support.