With an effective property tax rate of 1.54 percent, Minnehaha County has the highest tax rate among South Dakota counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.
The data shows Minnehaha County has 54,890 single-family homes with an average estimated value of about $201,000. The average tax amount is $3,037. The effective tax rate is the percentage of a home's value the owner pays in property taxes.
Pennington County (1.38 percent) has the second highest effective property tax in the state.
Only those counties with at least 10,000 single-family homes -- a total of 1,414 U.S. counties in all -- were part of the ATTOM Data Solutions analysis.
Property tax rates for South Dakota counties
|County||Metro Area||Population||Number of Single-Family Homes||Average Estimated Value||Average Property Tax Amount||Effective Property Tax Rate|
|Minnehaha||Sioux Falls, SD||178,942||54,890||$ 200,915||$ 3,037||1.51%|
|Pennington||Rapid City, SD||106,085||28,154||$ 217,183||$ 2,992||1.38%|